Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Lancelot Edgar Ashcroft

In memory of:

Lieutenant Lancelot Edgar Ashcroft

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

54th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 17, 1897
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand

Enlistment:

December 6, 1915
Victoria, British Columbia

Son of Albert Edward and Emmeline Lucy Ashcroft, of Vernon, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 193 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VILLERS STATION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 10.

Location:

Villers-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 11 kilometres north-west of Arras. The VILLERS STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-west of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping – From the Daily Colonist of April 18, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y111uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Bank of Montreal Memorial – Memorial from the Great War 1914-1918: a record of service published by the Bank of Montreal 1921; now found on http://www.archive.org/details/memorialofgreatw00bankuoft
  • Biography – From the Memorial from the Great War 1914-1918: a record of service published by the Bank of Montreal 1921.
  • Photo of Lancelot Edgar Ashcroft – From the Memorial from the Great War 1914-1918: a record of service published by the Bank of Montreal 1921.
  • Grave Marker – Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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