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Walter Luxton Bencraft

In memory of:

Private Walter Luxton Bencraft

August 14, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

3030410

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

116th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 22, 1886
Barnstaple, England

Son of William P. and Fannie L. Bencraft, of Metuchen, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 367 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. B. 55.

Location:

Bouchoir is a village in the Department of the Somme on the straight main road from Amiens to Roye. The BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY is on the north-east side of the road nearly 2 kilometres south-east of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bell to Bernaquez.  Mircoform Sequence 8; Volume Number 31829_B016718; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 152 Page 333 of 670.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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