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Samuel Beckett

In memory of:

Private Samuel Beckett

September 29, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt.)

Additional Information


May 14, 1881

Son of Charles and Maria Beckett, of Accrington, England. A farmer of Crestwynd, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 366 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

II. G. 1.


Raillencourt is a village in the Department of the Nord, about 5 kilometres west of Cambrai on the main road to Arras, D939. The Communal Cemetery is located on the main road about 700 metres from the entrance to the village from the Arras side.

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:  Bea to Belisle. Mircoform Sequence 7; Volume Number 31829_B016717. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 151.  Page 447 of 724.
  • Photo of SAMUEL BECKETT– Entry of Lieut.-Col. Beckett '95 in the register of the Cornell chapter of Delta Upsilon (Cornelll Delta Upsilon Association)
  • Newspaper Clipping– Entry of Lieut.-Col. Beckett '95 in register of Cornell chapter of Delta Upsilon (Cornell Delta Upsilon Association)

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