Corporal WILLIAM ALBERT GARNER (photo added)

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Rank Corporal
Forenames WILLIAM ALBERT
Surname GARNER (photo added)
Initials W A
Place of Birth CHATHAM, ONTARIO, CANADA
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Saturday, 01 July 1944
Age 23
Nationality Canadian
Residence or Entered Service From CHATHAM, ONTARIO, CANADA
Service Number M/11959
Force Canadian Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Canadian Scottish Regiment, Canadian Infantry Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron Unknown
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BENY-SUR-MER CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, REVIERS
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location VII. B. 3.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF ALBERT EDWARD AND ELIZABETH GARNER, OF CHATHAM, ONTARIO; HUSBAND OF WINIFRED AND FATHER OF MARY EUNICE

Additional Information

It was reported, to the family, that that he was killed while giving prayers to a wounded man.1

 

 

References
1. Details provided by Diane Miller, great niece-in-law of Corporal William Albert Garner.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Diane Miller, great niece-in-law of Corporal William Albert Garner.
Additional photographs provided by:  
Additional information provided by: Diane Miller, great niece-in-law of Corporal William Albert Garner.

 

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