Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frederick Algernon McCrum

In memory of:

Private Frederick Algernon McCrum

November 1, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

132721

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

73rd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of the late John and Rachel A. McCrum, of Cowansville, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 123 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

III. E. 23.

Location:

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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  • Roll of Honour– Roll of Honour included in the 1917 school bulletin for the University of Bishop's College, Lennoxville, Quebec.
  • Press Clipping– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Photo of Frederick Algernon McCrum– Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada" Page 41. D Company.  No. 15 Platoon.
  • Attestation paper– Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.
  • Attestation paper– Attestation Paper 
Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.

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