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Private William Byecroft Appleyard 

Private William Byecroft Appleyard

Male 1896 - 1917

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  • Prefix  Private 
    Birth  14 Jan 1896  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW1 - 111th Battalion  [6
    Appleyard,WilliamB.-WW-1.jpg
    Appleyard,WilliamB.-WW-1.jpg
    Occupation  1911  Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer Son 
    Religion  1911  Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    WW1, 111th Battalion 
    Occupation  1916  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    farmer 
    Residence  Abt 1916  Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Military  18 Mar 1916  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Enlistment WW1 
    Misfortune  1917  , France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    killed in WW1 
    Residence  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence  Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-66600P 
    Died  24 Sep 1917  , France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Cause: "Died of Wounds" (Gas Shell) 
    Buried  Barlin Communal Cemetery, Barlin, Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Person ID  I338619  Generations
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2017 

    Father  Joseph Appleyard,   b. 1868, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1939, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Jessie Mitchell Davidson,   b. CALC 25 Aug 1862, Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1938, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Mar 1893  Toronto, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F247759  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-11 Page 6.

    2. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers, RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 203 - 16.

    3. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 39316 (1896), William Byecroft..
      William Byecroft Appleyard Date of Birth: 14 Jan 1896 Gender: Male Birth County: Waterloo Father's Name: Joseph Appleyard (teamster of Galt) Mother's Name: Jessie M Davidson

    4. [S562] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1911, Div 3. Pg. 4.

    5. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Appleyard/ In Loving memory of/ Joseph Appleyard/ died May 15, 1939/ In his 71st year/ Jessie M. Davidson/ his wife/ died July 8, 1938/ In Her 76th year/ William B. Appleyard/ Killed In Action/ Sept. 24, 1917/ aged 22 years/ J. Clarence Appleyard/ died from Wounds Received in France/ Mar. 22, 1921/ Aged 24 Years/ George D.
      Appleyard/ Accidentally Killed/ June 16, 1931/ Aged 36 Years.

    6. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    7. [S2443] Military - Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty).
      William Byecroft Appleyard Death Date: 29 Sep 1917 Rank: Private Unit: 4th Battalion Service number: 730611 Cemetery: Barlin Communal Cemetery Cemetery Location: 2 1/4 Miles South West of Noeux-les-Mines, France Burial Place: les-Mines, France

      "Died of Wounds" (Gas Shell) at No.6 Casualty Clearing Station.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 14 Jan 1896 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1911 - Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Roseville, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1916 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1916 - Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlistment WW1 - 18 Mar 1916 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - killed in WW1 - 1917 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: "Died of Wounds" (Gas Shell) - 24 Sep 1917 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Barlin Communal Cemetery, Barlin, Pas de Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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