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Leonard Arthur Critchell

In memory of:

Private Leonard Arthur Critchell

April 4, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


73rd Bn.

Additional Information


July 11, 1894

Son of Harry Richard and Sarah Ann Critchell, of 1,825, St. Urbain St., Montreal, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 222 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. G. 55.


Barlin is a village about 11 kilometres south-west of Bethune on the D188, between the Bethune-Arras and Bethune-St. Pol roads, about 6.5 kilometres south-east of Bruay. The BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION lie to the north of the village on the D171 road to Houchin.

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: CRABB TO CROSSLAND Microform Sequence 24; Volume Number 31829_B016733. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 168. Page 551 of 788
  • Photo of Leonard Critchell– Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada" Page 32.  'C' Company.  No. 11 Platoon.
  • Attestation Paper (page 1)– Attestation Paper 
Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.
  • Attestation Paper (page 2)– Attestation Paper 
Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.

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