Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Cuthbert John Creery

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant Cuthbert John Creery

October 20, 1916

Military Service


Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Flying Corps

Division:

21st Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Andrew McCreight Creery and Anna Creery (nee Hulbert), of Vancouver, British Columbia. Enlisted as Tpr. in 11th Canadian Mounted Rifles, afterwards served in R.N.A.S.

Commemorated on Page 570 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V. A. 9.

Location:

Mericourt-l'Abbe is a village approximately 19 kilometres north-east of Amiens and 10 kilometres south-west of Albert. HEILLY STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres south-west of Mericourt-l'Abbe, on the south side of the road to Corbie.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of CUTHBERT JOHN CREERY– In memory of the students from the University of British Columbia who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Biography– In memory of the students from the University of British Columbia who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper clipping from Daily Telegraph of November 20, 1916. Image taken from web address of http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ww1-archive/12213828/Daily-Telegraph-November-20-1916.html
  • In Memorium– In memory of the students from the University of British Columbia who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Heilly Station Cemetery– This is Heilly Station Cemetery in France.  My daugher Grace is kneeling in front of 2/Lt. Creery's headstone.  More can be read about 2/Lt. Creery in the book "A Rattle of Pebbles:  The First World War Diaries of Two Canadian Airmen".
  • Gravemarker– The grave of 2/Lt. C. J. Creery, taken in Heilly Station Cemetery in France.  April 2006.

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