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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, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Interesting Life Story  military, misfortune 
    Military  WW1 - 111th Battalion 
    Appleyard,WilliamB.-WW-1.jpg
    Appleyard,WilliamB.-WW-1.jpg
    Occupation  1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer Son 
    Religion  1911  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Methodist 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WW1, 111th Battalion 
    Occupation  1916  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    farmer 
    Residence  Abt 1916  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military  18 Mar 1916  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Enlistment WW1 
    Misfortune  1917  , France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    killed in WW1 - He was wounded by a gas shell on Sept. 22nd and died on the 24th 
    Residence  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-66600P 
    Died  24 Sep 1917  , France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: "Died of Wounds" (Gas Shell) 
    Buried  Barlin Communal Cemetery, Barlin, Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I338619  Generations
    Last Modified  6 Nov 2018 

  • Notes 
    • Died From Wounds

      Pte. Wm. Appleyard Makes the Supreme Sacrifice - Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Appleyard, Wrigley's Corners, have been notified that their eldest son, Pte. William Appleyard, has been seriously wounded. He and another brother, Joseph, enlisted with the 111th batt. This news was received on Friday. On Sunday the parents were informed that their son had died from his wounds while still in the clearing station. He was wounded by a gas shell on Sept. 22nd and died on the 24th. This makes the third young man from Wrigley's Corners district who has made the supreme sacrifice, the other two being Ptes. Cecil Birley and Robert A. Riddell.

      The Ayr News Oct 4 1917

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 14 Jan 1896 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1911 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1916 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1916 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlistment WW1 - 18 Mar 1916 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - killed in WW1 - He was wounded by a gas shell on Sept. 22nd and died on the 24th - 1917 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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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