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John Edward Devlin

In memory of:

Private John Edward Devlin

August 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

919291

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

14th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of James T. and Mary T. Devlin, of 2433, N St. N.W., Washington; husband of Florence L. Devlin, of 1368, C St. N.E., Washington, U.S.A.

He served as James Henry Graves and he is commemorated on page 246 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 227 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. L. 41.

Location:

The village of Choques is 4 kilometres north-west of Bethune on the road to Lillers. When you reach the traffic lights on this road at Choques, follow the signs for the centre of town and go through the main street, then turn left towards Gonnheim, then take the first turning on the right and the CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY lies approximately 400 metres down the road on the left.

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: Deuel to Domoney. Microform Sequence 28; Volume Number 31829_B016737. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 172. Page 87 of 1084. Enlisted under the assumed name, James Henry Graves.
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Gouedard to Gray. Microform Sequence 41; Volume Number 31829_B034747. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 185. Page 731 of 938. He enlisted under the name James Henry Graves. His real name was James Edward Devlin.

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