Oder, William Thomas

Regimental Number: 101468
Rank: Private
Branch: 49th Battalion

William was born in Williamstown, Kentucky on December 1, 1877. He filed on the SE 12-73-5-W6 in 1914. In October of 1915, William enlisted in the Canadian Army. He received shrapnel wounds to his left leg in September of 1916 and rejoined his unit the following month. William was killed on November 14, 1916 when a trench mortar exploded in front of him as he was walking up the trenches northeast of Neuville-St. Vaast.