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John Edward Crane

In memory of:

Private John Edward Crane

August 9, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

201769

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

March 11, 1892

Husband of Hilma Crane, of 118, Arundel Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 391 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. I. 5.

Location:

The village of Caix is situated about 28 kilometres south-east of Amiens, midway between the N29, Amiens to St. Quentin road, and the D934, Amiens to Roye road. The CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY is south of the village. From the centre of the village on the main road, D28, in the direction of Beaucourt en Santerre, turn left at the D41 in the direction of Le Quesnel. About 200 metres along this road is the local communal cemetery and the first CWGC signpost will be found. Turn left just before the local cemetery and follow the side road where the CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY will be found on the right.

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: CRABB TO CROSSLAND Microform Sequence 24; Volume Number 31829_B016733. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 168. Page 227 of 788.
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  • Newspaper Clipping– This article about the Crane brothers appeared in the Toronto Evening Telegram on September 19th, 1917.  The Crane family, originally from Leicester, England, made a significant contribution to the war effort. According to this article, in addition to John and George Crane, their father and a brother, Pte. Albert Crane, all served during the war.  In honoured memory of the Crane family.
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