Albert William Groves Image

Name

Private Albert William Groves

Born

1898-06-28

From

Ardham, England

Occupation

Farmer

Religion

Baptist

Death

1918-08-30

Where Died

Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt (Crow's Nest)

Killed

Killed in Action

Cemetery

Monument




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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

651653

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

Company

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1916-02-02

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Service Record 2


Regimental Number

651653

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

Enlistment Date

1918-02-28

Prev Exp

No



Artefacts, Photographs & Resources

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Notes

Albert was the son of John Groves. He enlisted with the 160th Bruce Battalion and served in France with the 1st Battalion. He was killed in action near Upton Wood, France.




Sources & Links

James, F. Treve and Thomas Johnston, eds. “Bruce in Khaki containing a History of the 160th Overseas Bruce Battalion and Complete Nominal Roll of all Men who were at any Time on the Strength of the Battalion.” Chesley: James and Johnston, 1934. Print.
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission
- Book of Remembrance
- Canadian Virtual War Memorial



News Clippings


160th Battalion Enlistment Card
160th Battalion Enlistment Card
No. 13 Platoon, D Company, 160th Battalion
No. 13 Platoon, D Company, 160th Battalion
Paisley Advocate, Sept. 18, 1918, p. 1
Paisley Advocate, Sept. 18, 1918, p. 1
Paisley Advocate, Sept. 18, 1918, p. 8
Paisley Advocate, Sept. 18, 1918, p. 8
Paisley Advocate, Sept. 18, 1918, p. 8
Paisley Advocate, Sept. 18, 1918, p. 8
Walkerton Telescope, Oct. 3, 1918, p. 4
Walkerton Telescope, Oct. 3, 1918, p. 4
Walkerton Telescope, Oct. 17, 1918, p. 1
Walkerton Telescope, Oct. 17, 1918, p. 1

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