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Royal Bruce Crawford

In memory of:

Lieutenant Royal Bruce Crawford

October 1, 1918

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


1st Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information

Son of George J. A. and Lomila K. Crawford, of Sarnia, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 391 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. C. 19.


Sancourt is a village in the Department of the Nord 5 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and one kilometre east of the main road to Douai. The SANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is about 635 metres north-west of the village on the old Douai-Cambrai road.

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 393 of 788.
  • Photo of Royal Bruce Crawford– Enlisted with the 33rd Battalion on May 11, 1915. Transferred to the 1st Battalion. Lt. Crawford earned his commission on the field, and also the Military Medal for bravery at Vimy Ridge. Killed in action at Agincourt.
  • Photo of Royal Crawford– 33rd Battalion Photo
Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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