CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant William Benson Craig
Died: September 26, 1918

Regimental Number:
344064
Survived War:
No
Force:
Air Force
Regiment:
Royal Flying Corps
Battalion:
204th Squadron
Company:
Place of Birth:
Smths Falls, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Richard Craig (father), Smiths Falls, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
August 2, 1896
Trade or Calling:
clerk
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Smith's Falls, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
May 21, 1917
Age at enlistment:
20
Height:
5 Feet 4 Inches
Chest:
34 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 26, 1918
Age at Death:
22
Buried at:
Blankenberge Town Cemetery, Blanlenberg, Belgium
Plot:
B. 3.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2106-33
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps 204th Squadron
Private Canadian Field Artillery 73rd Battery
Second Lieutenant Royal Naval Air Service No. 4 Naval Squadron
Awards and Decorations
Distinguished Flying Cross