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David Elliot John

In memory of:

Private David Elliot John

October 1, 1944
Bramshot, United Kingdom

Military Service


Service Number:

B/63992

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps

Additional Information


Born:

October 22, 1912
Six Nations Reservation, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 19, 1940
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Percy and of Emma John, of Ohsweken, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 345 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY
Surrey, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

55. E. 3.

Location:

Brookwood is 30 miles from London (M3 to Bagshot and then A322). The main entrance to Brookwood Military Cemetery is on the A324 from the village of Pirbright. Brookwood Military Cemetery is owned by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and is the largest Commonwealth war cemetery in the United Kingdom, covering approximately 37 acres. In 1917, an area of land in Brookwood Cemetery (originally The London Necropolis) was set aside for the burial of men and women of the forces of the Commonwealth and Americans, who had died, many of battle wounds, in the London district. This site was further extended to accommodate the Commonwealth casualties of the Second World War, and American, Belgian, Czech, Dutch, French and Polish plots containing the graves of Allied casualties. There are also German and Italian plots where prisoners of war lie buried.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of DAVID ELLIOT JOHN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker
  • Album Cover– Album of Honour for Brant County  World War 11 1939 - 1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Album of Honour for Brant County  World War 11 1939 - 1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by Operation Picture Me

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