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John Russell Woods

In memory of:

Captain John Russell Woods

September 16, 1916

Military Service






Coldstream Guards


1st Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Lt. Col. James W. and Ida E. Edwards Woods, of Ottawa, Ontario.

As a former member of The Royal Ottawa Golf Club, Aylmer, Quebec; Lieutenant Sladen is commemorated on a plaque in the entrance to the club.

Commemorated on the Royal Ottawa Golf Club War Memorial, Captain John Russell Woods Plaque and Captain John Russell Woods Window.

Commemorated on Page 575 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. C. 1.


Meaulte is a village a little south of Albert. GROVE TOWN CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres south-east of the village and a little west of the road to the neighbouring village of Bray-sur-Somme.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honour roll– In memory of the Ashbury College alumni and staff who gave their lives in Word War I, World War II and the Korean War. Plaque erected in the Ashbury College Chapel, 362 Mariposa Avenue, Ottawa
  • The Royal Ottawa Golf Club plaque– The Royal Ottawa Golf Club erected a plaque honouring its members who made the supreme sacrifice in the Great War.
  • Newspaper Clipping

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