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Frank Butts

In memory of:

Private Frank Butts

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

706476

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

54th Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal and Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

April 21, 1897
Hartlepool, England

Enlistment:

January 3, 1916
Victoria, British Columbia

Son of James Henry and Sarah Butts, of Victoria, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 211 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. B. 12.

Location:

Thelus is a village 7 kilometres north of Arras and BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY is about half a mile east of the village on the south side of the D49 road to Bailleul-sire-Berthoult.

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:  Burbank to Bytheway. Microform Sequence 16; Volume Number 31829_B016725. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 160.  Page 851 of 926.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of April 27, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y119uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Bois Carre British Cemetery located on Vimy Ridge at the eastern edge of the town of Thelus, France. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Cemetery– The Bois Carre British Cemetery located on Vimy Ridge at the eastern edge of the town of Thelus, France. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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