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William Joseph Spratling

In memory of:

Private William Joseph Spratling

October 14, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

158526

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Spratling, of "Southwold," 100, Athelstan Rd., Faversham, Kent, England; husband of Kate Spratling, of 31, Concord Avenue, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 505 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LES BARAQUES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. G. 6.

Location:

Sangatte is a village situated in the department of the Pas-de-Calais and touches the western side of the town of Calais. The Communal Cemetery at Les Baraques lies about 5 kilometres from Sangatte village. LES BARAQUES MILITARY CEMETERY is an extension of the Communal Cemetery at its western end.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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