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Archie Blanchard

In memory of:

Private Archie Blanchard

August 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2383442

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

43rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 29, 1897

Son of Gideon Blanchard, a sometime resident of Nipigon , Ontario. He was called up and joined the army on January 10, 1918 and he died while serving with the 43rd (Cameron Highlanders) Bn. a Manitoba Regiment. Archie was 21 years old. He is buried at Ligny-st. Flochel British Cemetery in Pas de Calais, France.

Commemorated on Page 370 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 8.

Location:

Ligny-St.Flochel is a village about 6.5 kilometres east of St.Pol on the main road to Arras. The distance from Ligny-St. Flochel to Arras is approximately 24 kilometres. The Ligny-St.Flochel British Cemetery is situated to the south of the village on the east side of the road to the village of Averdoingt.

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: Blampie to Booth; Mircoform Sequence 11; Volume Number 131829_B016720; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 155 Page 9 of 762.

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