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Ernest Creighton

In memory of:

Lieutenant Ernest Creighton

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

13th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of James A. and Sarah A. Creighton, of Doons, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone, Ireland.

Commemorated on Page 391 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. A. 2.

Location:

Hangard is a village in the Department of the Somme, in the valley of the Luce, between Domart and Demuin. The road to Villers-Bretonneux goes due North from the village, up a steep hillside. After a mile it passes between the two portions of Hangard Wood, and HANGARD WOOD BRITISH CEMETERY will be found at this point, on the side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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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 451 of 788.
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 13th Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada).  Lt creighton enlisted with the 92nd bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the 13th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Lt Creighton enlisted in the 92nd Bn but was transferred to the 13th Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada) as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V.Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– Shoulder Patch 13th Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada).  Pte Alvey enlisted with the 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the 13th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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