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John Harrower

In memory of
Lance Sergeant
John Harrower
April 12, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
129797
Age:
37
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)
Division:
72nd Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
April 23, 1879

Son of Mary Harrower, of High St., Strathmore, Fife, and the late James Harrower.

Commemorated on Page 252 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
LONGUENESSE (ST OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
IV. B. 53.
Location:
LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY is on the southern outskirts of St Omer and is about 45 kilometres south-east of Calais. When approaching the cemetery from St. Omer centre follow in the direction of Abbeville on the D 928. As you leave the town towards Longuenesse drive up the hill for about 600 metres and the cemetery is on your left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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