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Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1st Btn Canadian Infantry



15th Jun 1915 Diversionary Attack

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Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1st Btn Canadian Infantry

during the Great War 1914-1918.

  • Campbell VC.. Frederick William. Capt. (d.19th June 1915)
  • Croucher Hope Reginald. Pte. (d.22nd April 1915)
  • Duckett Francis John. Pte. (d.16th March 1916)
  • Higgins John Maurice. Pte. (d.7th Dec 1916)

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Capt. Frederick William Campbell VC. 1st Btn. (d.19th June 1915)

Frederick Campbell died of wounds on the 19th of June 1915 and is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France.

An extract from the London Gazette, No. 29272, dated 20th Aug., 1915, records the following:- "For most conspicuous bravery on 15th June, 1915, during the action at Givenchy. Lt. Campbell took two machine-guns over the parapet, arrived at the German first line with one gun, and maintained his position there, under very heavy rifle, machine-gun and bomb fire, notwithstanding the fact that almost the whole of his detachment had then been killed or wounded. When our supply of bombs had become exhausted, this Officer advanced his gun still further to an exposed position, and, by firing about 1,000 rounds, succeeded in holding back the enemy's counter-attack. This very gallant Officer was subsequently wounded, and has since died."

s flynn




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Pte. Francis John Duckett 1st Btn. Western Ontario Regiment (d.16th March 1916)

Francis Duckett died of wounds on the 16th of March 1916, aged 28. Buried in the Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension in France, he was the son of John J. and M. A. Duckett, of 39 Chaddock St., Preston, England.

s flynn




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Pte. Hope Reginald Croucher 1st Btn. (d.22nd April 1915)

Hope Croucher served with the 1st Battalion CEF.

Dennis Loyer




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Pte. John Maurice Higgins 1st Btn. (d.7th Dec 1916)

John Maurice Higgins was executed for desertion 07/12/1916 age 24 and buried in Les Quatre-Vents Military Cemetery, Estree-Cauchy, France. He had been absent for 16 days.

s flynn






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