In memory of


William Taylor Willison

who died on 15 Sep 1916

Service details
  Conflict WWI
  Service Army
  Unit 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles, Québec Regiment
  Rank Lieutenant
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  Date of death 19160915
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  Lieutenant (5th Canadian Mounted Rifles, Québec Regiment) William Taylor Willison (b.1888) of Toronto, Ontario, was KIA 19160915 at Courcelette and is buried at Courcelette British cemetery northeast of Albert, Somme, France. He was the son of Sir John S. Willison of the Toronto Daily News. William was a graduate of Upper Canada college and his career in journalism brought him to Regina for a couple of years before the war. He enlisted at Camp Niagara near Niagara-on-the-Lake, Lincoln Co., in 1915.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Courcelette British cemetery, Somme, France    

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Personal information
  Date of birth 18880402
  Place of birth Toronto, Ontario    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19150918
  Place of enlistment Camp Niagara, Lincoln Co, Ontario    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Toronto, Ontario    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation journalist
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