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Abraham Valentine Wilcox

In memory of:

Sergeant Abraham Valentine Wilcox

October 1, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

415975

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment)

Additional Information


Son of Fredrick and Henrietta Wilcox, of Louisberg Creek, Nova Scotia. Canada.

Commemorated on Page 182 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I.C.24.

Location:

Longueval is a village 40 kilometres north-east of Amiens and 12 kilometres east-north-east of Albert, a town on the D929 road from Amiens to Bapaume and Cambrai. From the D929 direction Bapaume-Albert take the 2nd turning for Martinpuich and continue along the D6 direction Longueval, for 2 kilometres. LONDON CEMETERY AND EXTENSION sits on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– His name as it is inscribed on the Vimy Memorial. Over 11,000 fallen Canadians having no known place of burial in France, are honoured on this Memorial. He was discovered and exhumed at a later date and now rests in a marked grave.May they never be forgotten. (J. Stephens)
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Keith Boswell, England

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