Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Henry Somers

In memory of:

Private John Henry Somers

February 18, 1900

Paardeberg, South Africa

Military Service


Service Number:

7105

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information


Son of Isaac Somers, Gordon Head. Formerly served with the 5th Regiment, Canadian Artillery.

Commemorated on Page 39 of the South African War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VENDUSIEDRIFT GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE (PAARDEBERG)
South Africa

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

Located 9.1 km from the Paardeberg Museum. Follow the dirt road and turn right at the Cannon sign, travel 600 m then turn right and travel a further 200 m.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial
  • Letter April 9
  • Letter April 22
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Perth Courier for 20 April 1900, page 7, describing the burial of those who died on 18 February at Paardeberg.

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