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John Houston

In memory of:

Private John Houston

July 31, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

27345

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 26, 1895
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Houston, of Sandwith, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 20 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. C. 76.

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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  • Press clipping– Appeared in the Winnipeg Evening Tribune on August 12th, 1915.
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada.  Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada.  Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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