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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Robert Way

In memory of:

Corporal John Robert Way

May 11, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Field Artillery


2nd Bde.

Additional Information


October 11, 1881

Son of John and Sarah Way, of Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 346 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. B. 9.


Neuville-St Vaast is a village 6.5 kilometres north of Arras, a little east of the road from Bethune to Arras. LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY lies to the south-west of the village on the north-west side of the road to the village of Maroeuil.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Corporal JOHN ROBERT WAY, who died on May 11, 1917 and is buried at LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France, is commemorated on this panel of the War Memorial in Sydney, Nova Scotia, ERECTED BY THE L.O.L. OF CAPE BRETON TO THE MEMORY OF OUR BROTHERS WHO DIED IN WORLD WAR ONE AND TWO.
  • War Memorial– Statue of soldier atop the War Memorial in Sydney Nova Scotia.
  • Attestation papers– Attestation Paper Front 
Source:  Soldiers of the First World War.  Library and Archives Canada
  • Attestation papers– Attestation Paper Back
Source:  Soldiers of the First World War.  Library and Archives Canada

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