Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Archibald Valencey Becher

In memory of:

Major Archibald Valencey Becher

December 25, 1915

The Citadel, Quebec City, Québec

Military Service






Canadian Army Medical Corps

Additional Information


August 3, 1877
London, Ontario


October 22, 1915
London, Ontario

Son of Katherine Moore (nee Campbell) and Henry Becher of London, Ontario. Husband of Flora Adine (nee Wilson) Becher and father of John Campbell and Archibald Alexander Cameron, of Thornwood, London, Ontario. Brother of Lorne and Major Henry Campbell Becher, killed in action 15 June 1915.

Commemorated on the St Paul's Cathedral Becher plaque.

Commemorated on Page 5 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:


Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Archibald Valency Becher– Major Archie Becher, died at Quebec on his way overseas.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Toronto Star "Pages of the Past" online
1915 Dec 27 p5
  • Memorial Plaque– Roll of Honour is located in the Middlesex Memorial Tower, University College.
University of Western Ontario,  London Ontario. 
Courtesy of University of Western Ontario Gazette
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  The Globe, Toronto Wednesday December 29, 1915
  • Photo of Archibald Becher– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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