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William James Blane

Information about birth

Date of birth:
03/08/1886
Place of birth:
Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom

General information

Profession:
Carpenter
Religion:
Church of England

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
637
Enlistment date:
24/08/1914
Enlistment place:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Units:
 —  Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
08/05/1915
Place of death:
Bellewaarde Ridge, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
28

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 10.

Points of interest 3

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

My story

"Killed in Action."

More information 2