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John Harvey Huffman

In memory of:

Private John Harvey Huffman

September 2, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

651233

Age:

42

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

47th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 12, 1873

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Huffman, of 67, Douro St., Stratford, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 432 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DURY MILL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. E. 4.

Location:

Dury is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 1 kilometre north of the straight main road from Arras to Cambrai (D939). Approximately 16 kilometres from Arras travelling towards Cambrai on the D939 is the Canadian Forces Memorial at Dury. 300 metres after the Memorial the Cemetery is signposted to the left towards Dury village. 200 metres from the D939 the cemetery is signposted to the left. It is located in open fields, and is approached along an unsurfaced track about 500 metres long.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press September 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Harvey Huffman
  • Enlistment Cards– Records are property of the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre.
  • Photo of John Huffman– post card, front image and hand written back. Dated March, 6th 1916
  • Post Card– The hand written back, reads as follows

Dear friends,

Well Ed & Lizzie & children I don't think it will be long till we leave this camp they are talking about sending us to a camp called "Sharrim"? camp that is down on the east coast of Eng. The whole division is going so they say. I hope that we do for if we do we may stay there for the summer as a guard.

Good bye from Harvey
  • Photo of John Huffman– Not sure of this year, maybe taken at Carlings hgts
  • Postcard– Writing on back of post card, of Harvey holding riding crop is as follows.

For Bertie & Russell

(writing on left)

Well Bertie did you have a good time when you was down at Walkerton, you didn't see me did you

(writing on right)

Well Russell did you have a good time down at Walkerton can you drive the colt yet Russell.

Good bye Russell and Bertie.

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