Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alfred Hackett

In memory of:

Private Alfred Hackett

September 24, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)


3rd Bn.

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 96 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. C. 13.


Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Alfred Hackett was born in Sheffield, England.
  • Photo of Alfred Hackett– Pte. Alfred Hackett's photo appeared in the Toronto Star on September 8th, 1915, as part of a group photograph of men in training at Niagara Camp.
  • Group Photo– Pte. Alfred Hackett appears in this group photograph in the front row, second from the right.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. Alfred Hackett is mentioned in this article about a family member.

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