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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Lorne Bean Craig

In memory of:

Lieutenant Lorne Bean Craig

September 30, 1918

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Son of James Archibald and Margaret W. Craig, of 900, Washington St., Peekskill, New York, U.S.A.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

QUARRY WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 7.

Location:

Sains les Marquion is a village approximately 12 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 2 kilometres south of the Arras to Cambrai road (D939). The QUARRY WOOD CEMETERY lies at the end of an access path to the left of the D15 road heading towards Havrincourt, about 2 kilometres from the village.

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 113 of 788.
  • St Thomas (Anglican) Church– St. Thomas (Anglican) Church, Huron St., Toronto, Ontario.   The octagonal 
Baptistry (1917) houses a central baptismal font, and also serves as a World 
War One memorial for the war dead of this parish. The room includes stained 
glass windows by the Bromsgrove Guild. These show images of medieval 
knights, St. Michael the Archangel and St. George, and a wounded soldier in 
a circa 1914-1918 military uniform standing among red poppies.  Individually 
inscribed wooden war memorial panels line the walls.  Each panel includes 
the name of a war casualty in gilt lettering with rank, unit and date of 
death.
  • War Memorial Window– One of the sets of War Memorial stained glass windows in the St. Thomas 
Church Baptistry.
  • Memorial– A detail of the memorial panel dedicated to Lt. Lorne Bean Craig.  Located in the St. Thomas Church Baptistry, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper article announcing Lt. Lorne Bean Craig's Military Medal:  "For conspicuous gallantry in reconnoitering the enemy's line under fire, both by day and by night, and rendering very valuable reports before and after operations, and gallant conduct near Courcelette, on Sept. 20, 1916."
  • Grave marker
  • Attestation Papers

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