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Ira Chester Andrick

In memory of:

Private Ira Chester Andrick

March 1, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

474225

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

54th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 2, 1888

Son of Charles A. and Amanda J. Andrick, of Cando, North Dakota, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 191 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Special Memorial A.8

Location:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial Cross– Memorial Cross to Pte I.C.Andrick of Landis, Saskatchewan. He joined the colours with the 65th Can Inf Bn in Saskatoon and evetually saw service with the 54th Can Inf Bn. Ira Andrick was killed on 01 Mar 17, during the failed large scale raid by the 4th Division at Vimy. Over 100 others of his Bn died that night, including their Commanding Officer.
  • Grave marker– The grave marker at La Chaudiere Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Cemetery– La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Memorial– Special Memorial: "To the memory of these 23 soldiers of the British Empire killed in action in 1917 and buried at the time in the Canadian Military Graves Avion. Avion British Cemetery (The Sandpits) and Shinook Annapolis and Sumack Cemeteries, Vimy whose graves were destroyed in later battles. Their glory shall not be blotted out" (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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