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Francis William Darragh

In memory of:

Gunner Francis William Darragh

September 2, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Field Artillery


5th Canadian Div. Trench Mortar Battery

Additional Information

Son of John and Annie Darragh, of Arlington Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 394 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 35.


Dury is a village about 17 kilometres east-south-east of Arras. Travelling from Arras Centre, take the N39 Arras-Cambrai road for approximately 16.5 kilometres, where you turn left along D956. On this road take the first right fork of the Y Junction at 900 metres. Take the first right at 650 metres. The DURY CRUCIFIX CEMETERY lies on the left side of this road 100 metres from the junction.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD
WAR Surnames: Dack to Dabate. Microform Sequence 26; Volume Number 31829_B016735. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 170. Page 469 of 1140.  Originally buried South of Dury, 9 ¾ miles South of Douai.  After the Armistice, during the Concentration of Graves process, his body was exhumed and re-interred in DURY CRUCIFIX CEMETERY.
  • Photo of Francis William Darragh– From "Our Heroes in The Great World War", compiled by J. H. De Wolfe, Patriotic Publishing Co., Ottawa, Ontario, 1919.

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