Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Duckett

In memory of:

Private Charles Duckett

April 9, 1917

Vimy Ridge, France

Military Service


Service Number:

760490

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 12, 1880
Preston Lanes, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

December 9, 1915
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of George and L. J. Duckett, of Blackburn, England.

Commemorated on Page 231 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ARRAS ROAD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. A. 21.

Location:

Roclincourt is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, a little east of the road from Arras to Lens and Lille. The cemetery is on the west side of the main N17 road from Arras to Lens, about 6 kilometres north of Arras, and north of the village of Roclincourt. The cemetery was enlarged in 1926-29 by the concentration of 993 graves from a wide area mainly North and East of Arras. There are now over 1,000 First World war casualties commemorated in this site which covers an area of 4,084 square metres. It is enclosed on three sides by a stone rubble wall, and against the road by a retaining wall. Old dug-outs exist under the North-East corner and on the South-West boundary.

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: Duane to Dzhobiewski. Microform Sequence 30; Volume Number 31829_B016739. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 174. Page 73 of 1062.
  • Grave Marker – The grave marker at the Arras Road Cemetery located outside Roclincourt, about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Arras Road Cemetery – The Arras Road Cemetery, located at Roclincourt, about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial in France. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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