Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Guy Armstrong Beck

In memory of
Lieutenant
Guy Armstrong Beck
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Age:
23
Force:
Army
Unit:
The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information:

Son of Mary Jane and John B. G. Beck, of Toronto. He was attached to the 127th Bn. and transferred to the R.C.R. in England.

Commemorated on Page 198 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
V. E. 7.
Location:
Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of GUY ARMSTRONG BECK – From Vol 1 of Letters From The Front By The Canadian Bank Of Commerce.
  • Photo of GUY ARMSTRONG BECK – In memory of the employees from the Canadian Bank Of Commerce (CIBC) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker – Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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