Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Albert Edward Candler

In memory of:

Private Albert Edward Candler

October 16, 1918

Coquitlam, British Columbia

Military Service


Service Number:

2138793

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

April 9, 1892
Maidstone, Kent, England

Enlistment:

January 28, 1918
Victoria, British Columbia

Son of George Edward and Elizabeth Devereux Candler, of Maidstone, England; husband of Jean Richmond (nee Naisuth) Candler, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 380 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:

38. 34. 9.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 2138793 Pvt. Albert Edward Candler who served with the 7th Battn. C.E.F.  Born in the town of Maidstone of Kent England on April 9th 1892.  Husband of Jean R. Candler of West Vancouver BC.  Albert enlisted into the 2nd Depot Battn. at Victoria BC on Jan. 28th 1918 he listed his occupation as "Ships Steward"  Albert died Oct. 16th 1918 at the age of 26 of the Spanish Flu during the great panademic of 1918-19.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Memorial cross in the cemetery where 2138793 Pvt. Albert Edward Candler who served with the 7th Battn. C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 2138793 Pvt. Albert Edward Candler who served with the 7th Battn. C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.

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