Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Cameron Edwards

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant John Cameron Edwards

May 18, 1940

Hull, Québec

Military Service


Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa

Additional Information


Born:

August 18, 1914
Metis, Québec

Enlistment:

September 2, 1939
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Colonel C. M. Edwards, D.S.O., V.D. and Agnes W. Edwards, of Hull, Province of Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 12 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Family Vault.

Location:

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY contains 98 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 113 from the Second World War. Many of the graves are in the two veterans plots, where there is also a Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to all service casualties buried in the cemetery. The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL is in a shelter adjoining the newer of the veterans plots in the cemetery and commemorates 26 Second World War servicmen whose remains were cremated elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.A.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker
  • Memorial – JOHN CAMERON EDWARDS is one of  twenty one men from the congregation who gave their lives while serving in World War II, who are commemorated on this plaque at Dominion-Chalmers United Church in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Memorial – A plaque on the Memorial School Building recalls members of the Appleby College (Oakville) Community, killed in the Second World War. 
John Cameron Edwards
  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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