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Richard Patrick Callaghan

In memory of:

Private Richard Patrick Callaghan

August 10, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


24th Bn.

Additional Information


October 1, 1893
Sunderland, England


October 4, 1916
Montreal, Quebec

Son of James Callaghan and Mary Saul his wife; husband of Catherine McKenna (formerly Callaghan), of Liverpool, England.

Commemorated on Page 379 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:

III. D. 23.


Rosieres is a village about 32 kilometres east of Amiens and 7.5 kilometres south of the main road from Amiens to St Quentin. From Peronne take the N17 towards Roye. Travel for approximately 7 kilometres to Villers Carlonne then turn right towards Amiens on the N29. Travel for 13 kilometres then turn left on the D329 towards Rosieres, then take the D28 towards Caix. Follow the signs for the communal cemetery which is situated on the northern side of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– I travelled from Ottawa with the Sons of Scotland Pipeband. We lay poppies at all the graves in this cemetery.
  • British Home Children Roll of Honour
  • Memorial– Richard Patrick Callaghan British home child
  • Memorial– Richard Patrick Callaghan British home child
  • Memorial– Richard Patrick Callaghan British home child
  • Photo of Richard Patrick Callaghan
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Cabana to Campling. Microform Sequence 17; Volume Number 31829_B016726. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 161.  Page 251 of 1024.

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