Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Raymond Pritchard

In memory of:

Private Raymond Pritchard

August 26, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

928664

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Joseph J. and Emma A. Pritchard, of Harriston, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 487 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. D. 46.

Location:

Aubigny Communal Cemetery is south of the village of Aubigny-en-Artois and the Cemetery Extension is behind it. The village of Aubigny-en-Artois is approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Arras on the road to St. Pol. After turning into the village from the N.39 on the D.75, the Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers – "Died of Wounds"

While taking part in an attack on Marcelcave on the morning of Augusts 8th, he was hit in the head by shrapnel from an enemy shell. He received first aid and was taken to a dressing station and later evacuated to No. 42 Casualty Clearing Station where he died some time later.

Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com
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