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Alfred Thomas Byrd

In memory of:

Lieutenant Alfred Thomas Byrd

August 31, 1918

Military Service


Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 27, 1884
Woodstock, Ontario

Enlistment:

May 29, 1916
Chatham, Ontario

Son of Arthur J. and Louise Byrd, of 203, Graham St., Woodstock, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 378 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. C. 4.

Location:

Vis-en-Artois and Haucourt are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, on the road from Arras to Cambrai. The VIS-EN-ARTOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, HAUCOURT is at the north side of the main road between the two villages.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– This photograph of Lt. Alfred Thomas Byrd accompanied a Toronto Star article dated September 17th, 1918.
  • Attestation Papers
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Burbank to Bytheway. Microform Sequence 16; Volume Number 31829_B016725. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 160.  Page 897 of 926.
  • Grave Marker
  • Cemetery– Entrance - Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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