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Alexander Craig

In memory of:

Sergeant Alexander Craig

November 14, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

799377

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Additional Information


Born:

February 21, 1891

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. D. 10.

Location:

VALENCIENNES (ST.ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY is situated on the north-east side of the town, about 1.5 kilometres from the centre. It is on the north side of the road to Bruay-sur-L'Escaut.

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 47 of 788.
  • Gravemarker
  • Valenciennes (St. Roch) Community Cemetery
  • Valenciennes' Entrance
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. Alexander Craig was born on February 21st, 1891, in Glasgow, Scotland.  He signed his military attestation for the 134th Battalion CEF (48th Highlanders) at the Toronto Recruiting Depot on January 18th, 1916.  His brother, William Craig, was listed as next-of-kin.  He indicated on his attestation that he worked as a gas maker.
  • Badge– Cap Badge of the 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada):  Sgt Alexander Craig enlisted in the 134th Bn, but was transferred to the 19th Bn as a reinforcement. Submitted by Capt S. Gilbert, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 19th Bn . Sgt Alexander Craig enlisted with the 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada), but was transferred to the 19th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt  S. Gilbert, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– Bde and Div patches of the 4th Bde and 2nd Div CEF of which the 19th Bn was part. Pte Alexander Craig enlisted with the 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada), but was transferred to the 19th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt  S. Gilbert, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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