Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Shearer

In memory of:

Driver William Shearer

October 18, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

42744

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

9th Bty. 3rd Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

May 8, 1872

Nephew of Miss B. Shearer, of Thornton, Eskbank, Dalkeith, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 324 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. G. 72.

Location:

The YPRES RESERVOIR CEMETERY is located to the North West of the town. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan along for 300 meters and turn right into M.Plumerlaan. The YPRES RESERVOIR CEMETERY is on the right hand side, approx 200 meters along.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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