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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James John Donnelly

In memory of:

Captain James John Donnelly

October 12, 1916

Military Service


Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Division:

1st Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Cross

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Son of William and Bridget Donnelly, of St. John's, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 36 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XII. B. 6.

Location:

Bancourt is a village which lies approximately 4 kilometres due east of Bapaume on the north side of the D7, Bapaume to Bertincourt road. BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is situated east of Bancourt village, 300 metres off the D7 on the north side. The CWGC direction signs on the D7 indicate the best approach to the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Group Photo– James Donnelly on right. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES JOHN DONNELLY– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of
Wilf Schofield, England
  • Inscription
  • Memorial– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES JOHN DONNELLY– In memory of the men and women from Newfoundland who went away to war and did not come home. From the Newfoundland Legion magazine “Lest We Forget”. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Collage– In memory of the men and women from Newfoundland who went away to war and did not come home. From the  Rooms Archives and Museum St Johns Newfoundland. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES JOHN DONNELLY– In memory of the men and women from Newfoundland who went away to war and did not come home. From the  Rooms Archives and Museum St Johns Newfoundland. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– In memory of the men of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment who served during World War 1 and did not return home.


Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of James John Donnelly– In memory of the men of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment who served during World War 1 and did not return home.


Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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