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10959   Private William Patrick Glass
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 14/04/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 05/07/1885
Died: 08/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 31
Summary      
William Patrick Glass was the son of Hugh and Elizabeth Glass, of Clogher, County Tyrone. He was born on 5th July 1885. William Glass emigrated to Canada where he worked as a salesman. Before enlisting, William had served 2 years with the A.M.C. and 3 months with C.P.A. Reserves. He enlisted on 23rd September 1914 at Valcartier, Quebec. He was 5' 5" tall and single.Private William Patrick Glass was with the 4th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry, the Central Ontario Regiment). He died on the 8th July 1916. age 30.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Menin Gate
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Panel 18-24-26-30
CWGC Casualty 1592483
Summary      
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 St. Macartan's Cathedral Tablet - WWI Clogher
2 Clogher War Memorial - WWI - East Face - Panel 2a Clogher
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Glass family Lists William as age 15 at house 19 in Clogher, Tyrone
2 Canadian Great War Project Details of Private William Patrick Glass
3 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of William Glass
4 Circumstances of Death Registers Details of Private William Patrick Glass's death
5 William Glass Attestation Papers Canadian Military documents (68 no.)