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George Percy Becker

In memory of:

Private George Percy Becker

September 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

760383

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 19, 1896

Son of Lucia Becker, of 835, 21st Avenue East, Vancouver, British Columbia, and the late De Witt Becker.

Commemorated on Page 366 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. B. 20

Location:

BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY is situated on the D919 heading south from Arras to Ayette. The Cemetery is on the right hand side of the road, 9 kilometres from Arras, just before a crossroads with the D36 between Ficheux and Boisleux-au-Mont.

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:  Bea to Belisle. Mircoform Sequence 7; Volume Number 31829_B016717. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 151.  Page 419 of 724.
  • Grave Marker– Closer view of the memorial & family grave stone in the Mountain View cemetery in Vancouver BC for 760383 Pvt. George Percy Becker who served with the 7th Battn. C.E.F.
Born on Bowen Island BC on June 19th 1896. George enlisted into the 121st Battn. (Replacement) at Vancouver BC on Dec. 6th 1915 listing his occupation as "Teamster"  He was Killed in Action near Cambrai France on Sept. 29th 1918 at the age of 22.  He was laid to rest in the Bucquoy Road Cem. near Arras France.

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