Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Raymond Affleck

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Raymond Affleck

April 9, 1917

Vimy Ridge, France

Military Service


Service Number:

132823

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

4th Div. Company, 12th Brigade

Additional Information


Born:

February 26, 1895

Commemorated on Page 189 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. F. 29.

Location:

Souchez is a village in the Department of the Pas-De-Calais, 3.5 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune. It lies in the valley of the Souchez river, between the Lorette Bridge to the west and Vimy Ridge to the east. The CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY is about 1.5 kilometres south of the village on the west side of the D937 Arras-Bethune Road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Paying respects– I travelled to France with my school for the 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge. As a project, we all researched a soldier and found our soldier in this cemetery. Mine soldier was Raymond.
  • Biography– I travelled to France with my school for the 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge. As a project, we all researched a soldier and found our soldier in this cemetery. Mine soldier was Raymond.
  • Paying respects– I travelled to France with my school for the 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge. As a project, we all researched a soldier and found our soldier in this cemetery. Mine soldier was Raymond.
  • Photo of Raymond Affleck– Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada" Page 46.  'E' Company.
  • Attestation Paper (page 1)– Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War
  • Attestation Paper (page 2)– Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery– A panoramic view of the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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