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Harry Craven

In memory of:

Private Harry Craven

September 15, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

622456

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

27th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 22, 1892

Commemorated on Page 72 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. C. 41.

Location:

Puchevillers is a village about 19 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY is a little west of the village. The first Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost is situated by the church in the village.

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 291 of 788.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Drawing– This is a artist drawing Battle of Flers , Courcelette France 1916, the canadian war museum only has a close up of the battle near a sugar shack, with soldiers using a boiler as a shield. artist on drawing is J Cryer . I believe my great grandpa Harry W Craven was killed at that battle. 27th BN  age 24  Canadian infantry (Manitoba regiment)

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