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George Richard Balsden

In memory of:

Private George Richard Balsden

November 5, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

491128

Force:

Army

Unit:

4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 363 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VICQ COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

Near South-West corner

Location:

Vicq is a commune some 8 kilometres north-east of Valenciennes. Take the motorway in the direction of Brussels and exit at Conde-sur-Escaut. Vicq is 2 kilometres from the motorway. The cemetery is located to the left-hand side of the church. The Commonwealth war graves are situated immediately to the left of the cemetery entrance in the old section (a plot of 4 headstones and a single headstone).

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:  Babb to Barjarow. Microform Sequence 5; Volume Number 31829_B016715. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 149.  Page 811 of 1072.
  • Cemetery
  • Grave marker

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