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James Joseph Hixon

In memory of:

Private James Joseph Hixon

May 18, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

23006

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

14th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 28, 1880

Son of William and Elizabeth Hixon, of Horsforth, Leeds, England. Enlisted at in August 1914.

Commemorated on Page 19 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. C. 26.

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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  • Newspaper clipping– Calgary Herald June 10, 1915.
  • Memorial– War Memorial, Fernie and District, British Columbia.  Dedicated by Lord Byng on  May 24th, 1922.   Inscribed:  ERECTED TO PERPETUATE OUR HONOURED DEAD AND THOSE WHO CARRIED ON IN THE GREAT WAR FROM FERNIE B.C. AND DISTRICT.
  • Inscription– Detail of statue and names listed on the War Memorial for Fernie and District, British Columbia.

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