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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Currie

In memory of:

Private John Currie

October 17, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

73876

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

28th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 1, 1883

Commemorated on Page 11 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. F. 145.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Crossley to Cyrs. Microform Sequence 25; Volume Number 31829_B016734. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 169. Page 633 of 890.
  • Gravemarker– John Currie's grave marker at Bailleul Cemetery. Photo taken 11 February 2007
  • Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Memorial Cross– Memorial Cross at Bailleul Cemetery
  • Card– 28th Battalion post card sent by a fellow soldier (Pte J I Raeside).
Image donated by T C Tulloch.
  • Grave marker– Grave marker for John Currie in Bailleul Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.
Image taken 13 July 2014 by Tom Tulloch.

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