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John Romeyn Dennistoun

In memory of:

Lieutenant John Romeyn Dennistoun

May 4, 1916

Military Service


Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Divisional Cyclist Company

Division:

1st

Honours and Awards:

Mentioned in Despatches

Additional Information


Son of Mr. Justice R. M. Dennistoun (Court of Appeal), of 216, Cockburn St., Winnipeg, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 77 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HALLUIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

D. 1.

Location:

Halluin is a town on the France/Belgium border to the north of Lille. Halluin Communal Cemetery lies in the south-east corner of the town and can be found by following the signs for the German war cemetery. The Commonwealth War Graves plot is situated in the far left hand side of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Davy to Detro. Microform Sequence 27; Volume Number 31829_B016736. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 171. Page 783 of 1036.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– This casualty notice appeared in the May 18, 1916 issue of Flight, the journal of the Royal Aero Club of the United Kingdom.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Clipping from Calgary Daily Herald May 15, 1916.
  • Attestation Papers– Attestation paper for Lieut. John R. Dennistoun.
  • Attestation Papers– Attestation paper for father Lieut. Col. Robert M. Dennistoun dated 1914.
  • Attestation Papers– Attestation paper for father Lieut. Col. Robert M. Dennistoun dated 1915

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