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Francis Benjamin Gough

In memory of:

Private Francis Benjamin Gough

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

406722

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

21st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 15, 1892
Motherwell, Scotland

Enlistment:

April 20, 1915
Hamilton, Ontario

Son of William Gough, of Glenview, Motherwell, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 245 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LICHFIELD CRATER THELUS
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Panel 2. Col. I.

Location:

Lichfield Crater is a small cemetery situated by the hedge of the motorway A26 (Paris-Calais) behind the village of Neuville St Vaast. On entering Neuville St Vaast follow the directions for the Vimy Canadian Memorial and take the third road on the right toward the wood, go over the motorway and take the first right towards the fields. The cemetery lies in a field approximately 450 metres from the crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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