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John George Baggs

In memory of:

Private John George Baggs

April 9, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information


July 15, 1893
Adam's Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador


February 26, 1916
Pictou, Nova Scotia

Son of Richard and Maria Baggs, of Adam's Cove, Bay-de-Verde, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 194 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:

VII. D. 3.


LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Babb to Barjarow. Microform Sequence 5; Volume Number 31829_B016715. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 149.  Page 111 of 1072.
  • Letter
  • Photo of John George Baggs– In Memory of those who served in the 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles..

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles– In Memory of those who served in the 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Gravemarker– Gravemarker of Private John George Baggs
  • Cemetery– La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription– Epitaph: "He Gave His Life to Save Others" (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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