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John Sproul

In memory of:

Lance Corporal John Sproul

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

432410

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

49th Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star

Additional Information


Born in Glasgow, Scotland on 26 December 1882. Brother of Mrs. Margaret Lindsay of Glasgow, Scotland. Enlisted in Edmonton, Alberta on 6 January 1915. He was single and listed his civilian occupation as butcher.

Commemorated on Page 330 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Spec Mem B.9

Location:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Roll of Honour Book
  • Cemetery– La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at La Chaudiere Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription– A clearer view (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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