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Robert Spaul

In memory of:

Private Robert Spaul

January 7, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

147928

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

78th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 23, 1889
London, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

July 27, 1915
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of John and Mary Ann Spaul, of Fulham, London, United Kingdom.

Commemorated on Page 330 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

B. 33.

Location:

Bruay is a large village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 26 kilometres north-west of Arras. Leave Bruay on the N.41 heading north towards Berck. Turn right where signposts indicate Lews/Calonne Riquart. After 400 metres turn right again, sign Cimetiere Ouest. Continue up the hill past the miner memorial. The cemetery is found after one kilometre on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is in the far right hand corner.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honour roll– British Home Children World War 1 Honour Roll
  • Photo of Robert Spaul
  • Group Photo
  • Document
  • Grave marker– Robert Spaul b.1886 d.1917
Photo of Robert's Grave
  • Letter– A letter to his sister Sarah informing her of her brother's death.
  • Photo of Robert Spaul– Robert Spaul Reg 147928 Canadian Infantry 78th battalion (Manitoba Regiment)
Photo and ?  Medal

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