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Robert Gracie

In memory of:

Private Robert Gracie

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

222704

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

85th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 25, 1893
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

October 18, 1915
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of William Joseph Gracie and Sarah Devison. Both parents died in Waterbury CT. in 1937. (Robert s/o William J, s/o Basile/Fidelle/Lazare s/o Emmanuel Gracie who fought in the American Revolution and settled on Prince Edward Island in 1784.

Commemorated on Page 245 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

1.C.36.

Location:

The CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 is about 2.5 kilometres north of the village of Neuville-St. Vaast. The village is about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The cemetery is on a spur road turning left from the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, about 1 kilometre south of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Group Photo– Left to right - My Grandfather SN, 415749 CEF- Patrick R. Gracie - WW1.
Center Another Gracie unknown (possible william Gracie Brother of Patrick)
Far Right Robert Gracie Cousin of Patrick and very close friend of patrick known to have been KIA as often talked about by patrick
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located by the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Canadian Cemetery No 2– Canadian Cemetery No. 2 - The Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located on Vimy Ridge and is attached to the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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