Private Robert Crichton was born on Sept. 22nd 1888, in Aberdeen, Scotland. Before coming to Canada, he served with the Gordon Highlanders in Scotland.
He came to Canada in March 1911, arriving at New Brunswick. He moved to Branchton in Feb. 1913, and was married to Lily Gordon on April 6th, 1913 in Waterloo. He was Presbyterian.
He enlisted Sept. 15th 1915 at Galt. He served in the 50th Battalion and was killed in action on May 11th, 1917. He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial in France.
His next of kin are Jane Crichton (mother) and Robert Crichton (father). His brother, William Crichton, was also killed in action.
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His home was in Branchton, Ontario.
He was killed in action.