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John Samuel MacPherson

In memory of:

Stoker 1st Class John Samuel MacPherson

November 8, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

V/1484

Age:

24

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve

Division:

H.M.S. Walney

Additional Information


Born:

June 21, 1918
Calendonia, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

January 21, 1941
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Son of Samuel William and Mary Ann MacPherson, of Caledonia, Prince Edward Island.

Brother of Seaman Lester Brehaut MacPherson, who died while serving with the Canadian Merchant Navy.

Commemorated on Page 93 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot E. Row B. Grave 30.

Location:

Oran is an important seaport on the Algerian coast. LE PETIT LAC CEMETERY is situated on the south-eastern outskirts of Oran, about 4 kilometres from the Place Foch, in the centre of the town. The entrance is on the Avenue de Sidi Chami, where the road forks right to the Le Petit Lac. The United Kingdom and Commonwealth war plot lies about 180 metres from the entrance, on the right of the main path. The Cemetery Register is kept in the toolshed.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo 1 of John Samuel MacPherson
  • Photo 2 of John Samuel MacPherson– John S. MacPherson in navy uniform
circa 1940

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