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Wilfrid Robert Spicer

In memory of:

Private Wilfrid Robert Spicer

August 8, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regt.)


Mentioned in Despatches.

Additional Information

Son of Mr. H. H. and Mrs. A. M. Spicer, of Duchess, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 505 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. F. 19.


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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  • Grave marker– G.R.U. Temporary Grave Marker, Caix British Cemetery circa 1920.  Killed in Action on the first day of the Last Hundred Days of the Great War.  At first, he was buried near the Village of Hangard, then relocated to Caix in 1920.
  • Photo of Wilfrid Robert Spicer– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Wilfrid Robert Spicer– Private W. R. Spicer, 1916 souvenir postcard
  • Grave marker– Caix British Cemetery, 2018

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