Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Galpin

In memory of:

Private John Galpin

October 12, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

1526

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Son of John and Maria Galpin, of Codroy, District of St. George, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 45 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LONGUEVAL ROAD CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

B. 1.

Location:

Longueval is a village in the Department of the Somme, 11 kilometres east of Albert. Travel north-east from Albert on the D929 in the direction of Bapaume. After 10 kilometres take the D6 in the direction of Martinpuich and follow signs for Longueval. From Longueval crossroads continue in the direction of Maricourt, D197, for 800 metres. LONGUEVAL ROAD CEMETERY is situated on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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