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Archibald Smith

In memory of:

Corporal Archibald Smith

July 10, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

424389

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 2, 1886

Commemorated on Page 327 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. C. 16.

Location:

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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  • Attestation papers– Page 1 Attestation Paper

Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com
  • Attestation papers– Page 2 Attestation Papers.

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  • War Diary– Likely died of wounds due to shell landing in hut per July 9, 1917 18th Battalion War Diary: Training during the morning. Postponed Church Parade held. About midday (12.40 pm) shell dropped by long range gun struck one of the huts in which H.Q. details and portion of D coy where billeted. 5 ors Killled. 4 ors died of wounds. 35 wounded.

Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com

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