Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Francis David Sproule

In memory of:

Sergeant Francis David Sproule

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

477871

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

11th Battalion

Additional Information


Born:

May 23, 1890
Dublin, Ireland

Enlistment:

August 23, 1915
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of George Sproule, Dublin, Ireland.

Brother of Private Alexander Sproule, who died during service with the 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt.).

Commemorated on Page 330 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. E. 10.

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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  • Gravemarker
  • Group Photo – Frank Sproule and his brother Alex who died 5-6-1916
  • Banff War Memorial – Banff (Alberta) War Memorial.   Erected by the Mount Rundle chapter of the I.O.D.E. and unveiled September 2nd, 1923 near the Great War Veterans' Association Memorial Hall on Banff avenue.  It was made of stone from Mount Rundle.   The current memorial includes a pair of World War Two panels with 29 names on either side of a central panel listing 52 World War One names.  It is now located at the front wall of the Royal Canadian Legion, Colonel Moore Branch #26, on Banff avenue.
  • Memorial – View of Banff avenue showing the location of the Royal Canadian Legion building - near the Canadian flag.  The Banff (Alberta) War Memorial is located outdoors on the front wall of this building.
  • La Chaudiere Military 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)

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