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John Samuel Badgley

In memory of:

Private John Samuel Badgley

February 26, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

814277

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 28, 1891

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


Cemetery:

HERSIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. G. 19.

Location:

Hersin is a village about 5 kilometres south of Bethune and about 2 kilometres west of the main road from Bethune to Arras. The HERSIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and Extension lies to the north-east of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Letter– Letter sent to Pte. Badgley's Mother by a fellow 4th Bn. soldier, Pte. G.R. Whitlock found in Apr. 19, 1917 North Hastings Review newspaper.
  • 139th Battalion (Northumberland County) War Memorial plaque– 139th Battalion (Northumberland County) War Memorial plaque, 1919.   130 
names of men who originally enlisted with this Ontario unit.  On display at 
the Victoria Hall, 55 King Street West, Cobourg, Ontario.  Also shown - 
Cobourg (Ontario) War Memorial at Victoria Park.

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