LEST WE FORGET - On This Day 100 Years Ago William Harvey Bannister was Killed in Action - 09.30.1916

 

 

 

William Harvey Bannister was from Forest Glen, New Brunswick and was born July 7, 1893. He was the son of Mr. William S Bannister. He was a Police Officer at the time of his enlistment. He enlisted with the 8th Battery on September 23, 1914. He was Killed in Action in France at the Somme. He is buried at the BAPAUME POST MILITARY CEMETERY, ALBERT.

 You can find his complete service record by clicking here.

You can view his internment records here. 

You can view the 2nd Canadian Field Artillery Brigade War Diary Entry for that day here. 

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