Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John James Doble

In memory of
Lieutenant
John James Doble
April 11, 1917

Military Service:

Age:
34
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force
Division:
116th Bn.

Additional Information:

Son of Francis and the late Catherine (McKenzie) Doble, of Sunderland, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 228 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
V. E. 22.
Location:
Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Sunderland Ontario War Memorial – John James Doble's name is included on the Sunderland Ontario War Memorial.
  • Photo of John James Doble – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • The 116th Battalion – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker – Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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