Loney, William Thomas

Regimental Number: 101473
Rank: Private
Branch: 8th Battalion

William was born in Ballingarry, Ireland on March 23, 1886. He came to Canada in 1906. At the time of his enlistment in October of 1915, William was living in the South Peace and owned land at 16-73-10-W6; 3-75-8-W6; 27-73-10-W6. On September 9, 1916, William was killed in action “while operating a machine gun in the front line trench near Mouquet Farm, southwest of Courcelette.”

*see newspaper clipping on Canadian Virtual War Memorial