Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Murray Draper

In memory of:

Sergeant Robert Murray Draper

August 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

654030

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

"A" Coy. 18th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

April 21, 1892

Son of Robert J. and Sarah Draper, of Clinton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 400 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. B. 10.

Location:

Wancourt is a village about 8 kilometres south-east of Arras. It is 2 kilometres south of the main road from Arras to Cambrai. The WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is a short distance south-east of the village just off the D 35 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Attestation Papers
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– "Killed in Action" During military operations in front of Vis-en-Artois, on the afternoon of August 28th, 1918, he was shot through the chest by enemy machine gun bullets and died almost immediately.

Title:	Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War
Mikan record:	46246
Volume Number:	31829_B016738
Page:	1
Number of pages:	1076
Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com
  • Memorial– Sergeant Robert Murray Draper is also commemorated on the Memorial in Clinton, ON … First World War names … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Robert Murray Draper is also commemorated on the Memorial in Clinton, ON … First World War names … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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