A SUPERB & RARE
1914-15 Trio, Canadian Memorial Cross & Death Plaque
(1st Canadian Infantry),
(WESTERN ONTARIO REGIMENT)
Bert Williams was a Canadian Citizen born May 21st 1890 in Montreal.
On joining the Army on 15th September 1914, aged 24 years 11 months, he is shown as a machinist, and as having already served for 6 years in the United States Cavalry.
His father, who was next of kin in 1914 is shown on the CWG site as the "Late" Henry Williams of Bingham , Canton, Utah, USA. Bert had a wife (Ethel Williams), of 5 Park Crescent, Clapham London, England.
Bert Williams Died of Wounds in Canada on 9th October 1917, his very serious injuries are thought to have been received with 1/Canadian Infantry during the massive assault on VIMY RIDGE on 9th APRIL 1917. (Further research continues)
Bert is buried and Remembered with Honour at Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery.
Comes with copy attestation papers.
A CANADIAN CLASSIC FIT FOR THE FINEST COLLECTION.