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Ben John Bowland

In memory of:

Driver Ben John Bowland

March 18, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

42284

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

3rd Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

May 7, 1894

Son of Lucy Bowland, of 74, Cambridge Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario, and the late Charles Bowland.

Commemorated on Page 57 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. C. 197.

Location:

Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

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: Border to Boys. Mircoform Sequence 12; Volume Number 131829_B016721; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 156 Page 627 of 934

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