Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Leslie Hibbs

In memory of:

Private John Leslie Hibbs

December 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

1496

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Son of William and Julia Hibbs, of Topsail, Conception Bay, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 55 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V. E. 5.

Location:

Rocquigny and Equancourt are two villages in the Department of the Somme, some 13 kilometres north of Peronne and 12 kilometres south-east of Bapaume. Rocquigny and Equancourt are approximately 8 kilometres apart and the ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY lies about halfway between the two villages on the north side of the road just west of the crossing road from Etricourt to Ytres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Temporary Grave Marker– 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

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