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John William Somers

In memory of:

Private John William Somers

August 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

444897

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 18, 1894
Clifton, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

June 10, 1915
Sussex, New Brunswick

Son of Thomas and Martha Somers, of Kensington, Prince Edward Island.

Commemorated on Page 504 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. B. 32.

Location:

Vis-en-Artois and Haucourt are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, on the road from Arras to Cambrai. The VIS-EN-ARTOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, HAUCOURT is at the north side of the main road between the two villages.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Cemetery– Entrance - Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
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