Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Arthur Leigh Collett

In memory of:

Lieutenant Arthur Leigh Collett

November 18, 1916

Military Service


Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Gloucestershire Regiment

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 8, 1890
Victoria, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

September 23, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Native of Victoria, Prince Edward Island.

Commemorated on Page 570 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GRANDCOURT ROAD CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

B. 89.

Location:

Grandcourt is a village about 11 kilometres north-north-east of the town of Albert. The GRANDCOURT ROAD CEMETERY is 1 kilometre south of the village in the direction of Thiepval on the D151 road. Access from the D151 is by a single lane road. The Cemetery, 500 metres on the southern side of the road, is in the middle of a field. Please note that parking is difficult and that there is no permanent pathway to the GRANDCOURT ROAD CEMETERY.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of ARTHUR LEIGH COLLETT– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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