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John Archibald MacLeod

In memory of:

Private John Archibald MacLeod

August 16, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1743

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

5th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 20, 1893

Commemorated on Page 463 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION (ROUEN)
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

R. 11. F. 3.

Location:

The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery. The cemetery covers an area of 49,885 square metres. The War Stone is on the boundary of the original Cemetery and the Extension, facing the City of Rouen War Memorial. The Cross is raised on a terrace on the further side of the Extension. The Chapel, cruciform and surmounted by a dome, is in the middle of the Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of John Archibald "Jack" MacLeod– John Archibald "Jack" MacLeod photographed while recovering from wounds received at Ypres in 1915 with PPCLI.  Enlisted during first week of war (note extremely low service #).  Youngest man in the PPCLI.  Invalided out because of wounds received at Ypres.  Later reenlisted with 211th Alberta Americans, a regiment he helped recruit. Killed August, 1918, Battle of Amiens.  Buried St. Sever Cemetary, Rouen.

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