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James Cecil Sandercock

In memory of:

Private James Cecil Sandercock

August 28, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


May 29, 1898
Lucan, Ontario

Son of J. Samuel and Anne Theresa (née Jackson) Sandercock of St. Marys, Ontario.

Cecil, as he was called, joined the service with his father Samuel and his brother Private William George Sandercock, who died while serving with the 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles. Samuel was the only one to come home. Cecil was survived by four brothers, Charles Wilbert, Frank Rayfield, Harry and Percy John and one sister, Myrtle Louisa.

Commemorated on Page 496 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

V. J. 7.


Vis-en-Artois and Haucourt are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, on the road from Arras to Cambrai. The VIS-EN-ARTOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, HAUCOURT is at the north side of the main road between the two villages.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JAMES CECIL SANDERCOCK– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Remembering brothers lost … Brothers In Arms Memorial, Zonnebeke, BE … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens … May 2022
  • Photo of JAMES CECIL SANDERCOCK– James Cecil (Cecil) Sandercock 1898-1918

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