Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John George Henry Heyd

In memory of
Private
John George Henry Heyd
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
189977
Age:
21
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)
Division:
38th Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
June 28, 1895

Son of J. G. Heyd and Mary E. Heyd, of Mount Forest, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 255 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
Sp. Mem. No. 14.
Location:
The CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 is about 2.5 kilometres north of the village of Neuville-St. Vaast. The village is about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The cemetery is on a spur road turning left from the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, about 1 kilometre south of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of John Heyd – SOURCE: Our Roots/Nos Racines - online. Canadian local histories collection; Universities of Calgary and Laval.

"Memories of Mount Forest and surrounding townships, Minto, Arthur, West Luther, Normanby, Egremont, Proton : in honor of the Diamond Jubilee of the Confederation of the Dominion of Canada and of the founding of the Mount Forest Confederate, 1867-1927"
Wright, Arthur Walker, Mount Forest Confederate.
  • Attestation Paper
  • Attestation Paper
  • Canadian Cemetery No 2 – Canadian Cemetery No. 2 - The Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located on Vimy Ridge and is attached to the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker – The grave marker at the Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located by the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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