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John Asheton Critchley

In memory of:

Major John Asheton Critchley

April 5, 1917

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians), R.C.A.C.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Born:

November 4, 1892
Calgary, Alberta

Enlistment:

October 16, 1914
Plymouth, England

Son of Oswald A. Critchley, of Liverpool, England.

Commemorated on Page 223 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRAY MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. H. 60.

Location:

Bray-sur-Somme is a village about 9 kilometres south-east of Albert. BRAY MILITARY CEMETERY is north of the village, a little west of the road to Maricourt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted of the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • 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 559 of 788
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of April 13, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y106uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
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