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Leslie William Proctor

In memory of:

Gunner Leslie William Proctor

September 22, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

430935

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

6th Bde.

Additional Information


Son of Edward Bridle Proctor, and Clara Maria Procter, of 110, Essendine Mansions, Maida Hill, London, England.

Commemorated on Page 151 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. W. 17.

Location:

Becourt is in the Department of the Somme, 2 kilometres on the east side of Albert. The BECOURT MILITARY CEMETERY is on the south side of the road from Becourt to Albert.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of October 6, 1916. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/details/dailycolonist58y257uvic/page/n6/mode/1up?view=theater. Note - The service file available at Library and Archives Canada spells the last name as "Procter" which matches how it is spelt in the Daily Colonist article.
  • Photo of LESLIE WILLIAM PROCTOR– From the Daily Colonist of October 7, 1916. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/details/dailycolonist58y258uvic/page/n6/mode/1up?view=theater
  • War Diary– 6th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery. War Diary for September 1916, page 14 recording death of Proctor, L.W.
(Source National Archives of Canada)
  • Attestation Papers– Attestation paper (page 1) for Leslie William Proctor.
Source: National Archives of Canada.
  • Attestation Papers (Back)– Attestation paper (page 2) for Leslie William Proctor.
Source: National Archives of Canada.

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