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Ernest William Walcroft

In memory of:

Private Ernest William Walcroft

July 12, 1920

Military Service


Service Number:

15597

Age:

44

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Fort Garry Horse

Additional Information


Born:

November 4, 1874

Son of Agnes Walcroft, of 105, Helix Rd., Brixton Hill, London, England, and the late Thomas Walcroft; husband of Mary Elizabeth Walcroft, of 60, 64th Avenue East, Main St. South Vancouver.

Commemorated on Page 554 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:

13. 45. 8.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 15597 Pvt. Ernest William Walcroft who served in the Fort Garry Horse Regt. C.E.F.  Born in London England on Nov. 4th 1874.  Husband of Mary E. Walcroft of South Vancouver.
He enlisted into the Canadian Cavalry Depot at Shorncliffe England on Nov. 20th 1915.  He listed prior military service of 12 years with the Royal North Lancs Regt. He listed his occupation as "Miner"  Ernest died at Vancouver BC on July 12th 1920 at the age of 45. He was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Memorial– Memorial cross in the section where 15597 Pvt. Ernest William Walcroft was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 15597 Pvt. Ernest William Walcroft was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.

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