Regimental Number: 67243
Branch: 25th Battalion; 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Company
William was born in Horton, Kings County, Nova Scotia on April 14, 1897. He was married to Annie and working as a miner at the time of his enlistment in November of 1914. William received a shrapnel wound to his left thigh in June of 1918, south of Arras. In 1923, he was living in Grande Prairie (6-71-6-W6). On August 7, 1936, William was found dead. Examination by Dr. O’Brien determined that he had died of heart seizure. William was buried in the Grande Prairie cemetery.