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Thomas Joseph McClure

In memory of:

Private Thomas Joseph McClure

January 24, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

135930

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 28, 1888

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert John McClure, of Glasgow, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 279 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. D. 20.

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.

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  • Memorial– Pte. Thomas Joseph McClure's name appears on this Memorial Tablet.  St. Paul's was founded in 1822 as the first Roman Catholic parish in York (now Toronto).  The present church was designed by Joseph Connelly in 1889 and was renamed St. Paul's Basilica in 1999.  The WWI Memorial plaque is located outside the front entrance of the church.  The Basilica is located in downtown Toronto on the corner of Power and Queen Street.

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