Pte
William Barclay Pettigrew

Information about birth

Date of birth:
07/04/1895
Place of birth:
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

General information

Profession:
Pin plater
Religion:
Presbyterian

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
602419
Enlistment date:
6/04/1915
Enlistment place:
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 2nd Bn. (Eastern Ontario)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
04/06/1916
Place of death:
Battersea Farm, Zillebeke, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
21

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 10 - 18 - 26 - 28.

Points of interest 3

#1 Place of birth
#2 Enlistment place
#3 ‘Place of death’

My story

"Killed in Action." While with his Battalion who were going into the line at Maple Copse, to relieve another Battalion on the early morning of June 4th, 1916, he was instantly killed by enemy shell fire.

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