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Archibald Duffield

In memory of:

Private Archibald Duffield

June 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

103087

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

102nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 26, 1894

Son of James and Sarah Jane Duffield, Victoria, British Columbia. He was the brother of James Duffield who served with the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regiment). He had died on May 22, 1917.

Commemorated on Page 231 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:

VI. B. 4.

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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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Duane to Dzhobiewski. Microform Sequence 30; Volume Number 31829_B016739. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 174. Page 173 of 1062. He was originally buried ¾ miles West of Avion, 1 ½ miles South West of Lens, France. Subsequently, his body was exhumed and buried in LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY.
  • Photo of ARCHIBALD DUFFIELD– From the Daily Colonist of June 24, 1917. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y169uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of June 23, 1917. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y168uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Inscription– A clearer view (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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