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Richard Harcourt Loan

In memory of:

Private Richard Harcourt Loan

October 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

238099

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

52nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 25, 1898

Eldest son of John B. and Elizabeth Alice Loan, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 450 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. E. 9.

Location:

BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY is situated on the D919 heading south from Arras to Ayette. The Cemetery is on the right hand side of the road, 9 kilometres from Arras, just before a crossroads with the D36 between Ficheux and Boisleux-au-Mont.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)
  • Commemorative Plaque– WWI Memorial Plaque for the 204th (Beavers) Battalion located in Old City 
Hall, Queen St., Toronto, Ontario.
  • Old City Hall– The 204th (Beavers) Memorial plaque is located inside the  Toronto's Old City 
Hall. Front of the Hall is the city¿s cenotaph.
  • St Thomas (Anglican) Church– St. Thomas (Anglican) Church, Huron St., Toronto, Ontario.   The octagonal 
Baptistry (1917) houses a central baptismal font, and also serves as a World 
War One memorial for the war dead of this parish. The room includes stained glass windows by the Bromsgrove Guild. These show images of medieval knights, St. Michael the Archangel and St. George, and a wounded soldier in a circa 1914-1918 military uniform standing among red poppies.  Individually inscribed wooden war memorial panels line the walls.  Each panel includes the name of a war casualty in gilt lettering with rank, unit and date of 
death.
  • War Memorial Window– One of the sets of War Memorial stained glass windows in the St. Thomas 
Church Baptistry.
  • Memorial– A detail of the memorial panel dedicated to Pte. Richard Harcourt Loan.  Located in the St. Thomas Church Baptistry, Toronto, Ontario.

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