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Robert Cranmer

In memory of:

Gunner Robert Cranmer

April 1, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

300045

Age:

44

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

1st Bde. Div. Ammunition Col.

Additional Information


Born:

May 1, 1871
Thorpe, Colchester, England

Husband of Emily Cramner, of Eastview, Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 72 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. D. 239.

Location:

Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: CRABB TO CROSSLAND Microform Sequence 24; Volume Number 31829_B016733. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 168. Page 255 of 788.

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