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William Daniel Acorn

In memory of:

Private William Daniel Acorn

November 29, 1921
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Military Service


Service Number:

2378937

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry Division

Division:

8th Bn

Citation(s):

British War Medal and Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

February 4, 1895
Dundas, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

November 20, 1917
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of John Acorn of Dundas, Prince Edward Island.

Commemorated on Page 555 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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