Burleigh, William Riley: Service no. 124197

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Source: Duty Nobly Done Roll of Honour

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“Died of Wounds” From his service record: Died of wounds received from enemy shell bursting in billet at No. 6 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station.

Training during the morning. Postponed Church Parade held. About midday (12.40 pm) shell dropped by long range gun struck one of the huts in which H.Q. details and portion of D coy where billeted. 5 ors Killled. 4 ors died of wounds. 35 wounded.

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