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Alfred George Spriggs

In memory of:

Private Alfred George Spriggs

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

177403

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 6, 1888

Son of George Spriggs; husband of Mary Martin Spriggs, of 348, St. Denis St., Montreal.

Commemorated on Page 505 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:

II. A. 24.

Location:

Sains-les-Marquion is a village and it lies approximately 2 kilometres south of Marquion, which lies on the main straight road from Arras to Cambrai. The Ontario Cemetery lies to the south of the village. The cemetery was made after the capture of Sains-les-Marquion by the Canadian Division on September 27, 1918. The Cemetery was enlarged after the Armistice and now covers an area of 949 square metres. It is enclosed by a rubble wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Alfred Spriggs– In memory of those who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project,
Operation: Picture Me.
  • Canadian Grenadiars Guards Memorial Book– In memory of those who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project,
Operation: Picture Me.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Ontario Cemetery, Sains-les-Marquion … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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