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Private William Alexander Anderson



Date of birth: 1898-12-05
Place of birth: Carlyle Saskatchewan Canada
Next of kin: Mrs. A Cunningham (his mother) Carlyle, Saskatchewan
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): School Teacher
Occupation (normalized): Teacher, Level and Subject Unknown
Address: Hubbard, Saskatchewan
Religion: Presbyterian
Date of death: 1918-08-29
Cause of death: Died of wounds


Regimental number: 1069183
Highest Rank: Private
Rank detail
  1. Private (Army). 1918-05-10 ?
  2. Private, 15th Battalion, Infantry (Army). 1918-03-04 ?
  3. Private (Army). 1916-10-28 ?
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Commemoration location: Carlyle, Saskatchewan War Memorial


CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 467712
LAC ID: 9677
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4
Service file: B0171-S047
Uploader's Notes:

He died of a shrapnel wound that fractured his thigh during an attack on Vis-en-Artois. "He was immediately attended to and evacuated to Field Ambulance, via Battalion Aid Post, and from there was removed to No. 7 Casualty Clearing Station where he succumbed to his wounds."

His photograph is included on page 472 of Prairie Trails to Blacktop, Carlyle and District 1882-1982. His families history is on page 501 of the same volume. He is also mentioned in his sister's family history on page 1016.

Uploader's Research notes:

His service file has been digitized and is available at the LAC link above.

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Date added: 2004-09-04
Last modified: 2014-06-18