Collins-Williams. Cecil Horace

Collins-Williams. Cecil Horace

Rank: Private

Regiment: 3rd Bn., Canadian Infantry

Died: April 23, 1915

Number: 10181

Aged: 24

Cecil was born in Northam the son of the Reverend Thomas and Mary Ann Collins-Williams,Thomas was the Congregational Church Minister. In 1901 they were living on Backway (linking the now Burrough Rd, Higher Castle st, and Foxhole lane) Cecil emigrated to Canada and enlisted with the Canadian Infantry in September 1914. The Reverend and family moved to Long Ashton Bristol in 1906 and later Cheltenham  where he died 1934. Hence the many memorials that Cecil is remembered on with honour.

Memorial: Northam

Remembered with honour:

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 18-24 -  26-30. Northam War Memorial (as Williams) , St Margarets book of remembrance Northam.  The Memorial from the United Reform Church Long Ashton Road (Now located in the Royal British Legion Long Ashton.) The Cheltenham War Memorial and Cheltenham roll of Honour. (as Collins- Williams) The Canadian Virtual War Memorial ( as Williams)

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