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John Bowden Duffey

In memory of:

Private John Bowden Duffey

October 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

174255

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 13, 1888

Commemorated on Page 400 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 42.

Location:

Duisans and Etrun are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 9 kilometres west of Arras. The DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY lies in Etrun but takes its name from the nearer village of Duisans. It is one kilometre north of Duisans on the D339 road off the Route nationale N39 (Arras-St Pol), in the angle of the Arras Habarcq road and a track leading to Haute-Avesnes.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Duane to Dzhobiewski. Microform Sequence 30; Volume Number 31829_B016739. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 174. Page 163 of 1062. His brother, Private Joseph Bowden Duffey, 
Service Number: 174256 Canadian Machine Gun Corps Division: 3rd Coy was killed in action on April 9, 1917 and is buried in NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France  Grave Reference: I. E. 2.

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