Private HOWARD JAMES VANCOTT (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames HOWARD JAMES
Surname VANCOTT (photo added)
Initials H J
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Friday, 04 August 1944
Age 33
Nationality Canadian
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number C/6274
Force Canadian Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Canadian Infantry Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 5 Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BENY-SUR-MER CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, REVIERS
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XI. F. 15.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph JOHN XV. 13. GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Family Details SON OF JAMES LEE VANCOTT AND OF SELINA VANCOTT (NEE FALLER); HUSBAND OF EFFIE IZZETTA VANCOTT (NEE JOYCE), OF BLOOMFIELD, ONTARIO.

Additional Information

 

Private HOWARD JAMES VANCOTT and his wife Effie had one child, William Lawrence Vancott. William Lawrence Vancott married Donna Marie (nee McKenzie) and had 5 children: Penny, twins Tresa and Tracy, Tamy and Trevor Lawrence.

 

 

Private HOWARD JAMES VANCOTT, his wife Effie,
and their son William Lawrence Vancott.

 

 

 

 

References
1. Photographs and information, unless otherwise stated, kindly provided by Trevor Lawrence VanCott, grandson of Private HOWARD JAMES VANCOTT.
2. Copy of original document from the Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Virtual War Memorial Book of Remembrance p.467.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Virtual War Memorial.
Individual photograph: Trevor Lawrence Vancott, grandson of Private HOWARD JAMES VANCOTT.
Additional photographs provided by: Trevor Lawrence Vancott, grandson of Private HOWARD JAMES VANCOTT and Carl Shilleto
Additional information provided by: Trevor Lawrence Vancott, grandson of Private HOWARD JAMES VANCOTT.

 

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Betty Albright

What a wonderful hero. Taken from his family so young. Rest in peace our hero.

On Monday, February 17, 2014