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Thomas Walter Archer

In memory of:

Private Thomas Walter Archer

July 20, 1920

Vancouver, British Columbia

Military Service


Service Number:

430514

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

29th Bn

Additional Information


Born:

July 17, 1894
Brighton, England

Enlistment:

March 11, 1915
Victoria, British Columbia

Son of Thomas Walter Archer and Alice Jane Clark (formerly Archer) of Victoria, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 547 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

45. 9. 8.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 430514 Pvt. Thomas Walter Archer who served with both the 29th & 48th Battn. C.E.F.  Born in Brighton England on Aug. 17th 1894, he enlisted into the 29th Battn. C.E.F. at Victoria BC on March 12th 1915, listing prior military service with the 50th Gordon Highlanders. He listed his occupation as "Carpenter" He was later sent to the 48th Battn. C.E.F.(Highland Regt)  Thomas died at Vancouver BC on July 20th 1920 at the age of 24. He was laid to rest in the the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Memorial Cross in the section where 430514 Pvt. Thomas Walter Archer was laid to rest in the the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 430514 Pvt. Thomas Walter Archer was laid to rest in the the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.

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