In memory of


Richard Packer

who died on 13 Sep 1916

Service details
  Service Army
  Unit 13th Battalion, Québec Regiment
  Rank Private
  Service number 427872
  Date of death 19160913
  Cause of death died of wounds
Narrative history
  427872 Private (13th Battalion, Québec Regiment) Richard Packer (b.1891) of Govan died 19160913 of shrapnel wounds to the thigh and foot received on the Somme six days earlier and is buried at Boulogne Eastern cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France. Richard was the son of Rev. Charles and Sarah Packer of Danebridge, Cheshire, England, and was farming when he enlisted in the 68th Battalion at Govan in 1915.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 250 - Last Mountain Valley
  Cemetery or memorial location Boulogne Eastern cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France    

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  Honour roll location(s) Govan
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Personal information
  Date of birth 18910513
  Place of birth Danebridge, Cheshire, England    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19150817
  Place of enlistment Govan    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Govan    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation farmer
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