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John Arthur Wanlace

In memory of:

Private John Arthur Wanlace

April 8, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

184258

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn. Canadian Inf .

Additional Information


Born:

May 3, 1887

English:

Digitized service file.

French:

Dossier de service numérisé.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ARRAS ROAD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. B. 18.

Location:

Roclincourt is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, a little east of the road from Arras to Lens and Lille. The cemetery is on the west side of the main N17 road from Arras to Lens, about 6 kilometres north of Arras, and north of the village of Roclincourt. The cemetery was enlarged in 1926-29 by the concentration of 993 graves from a wide area mainly North and East of Arras. There are now over 1,000 First World war casualties commemorated in this site which covers an area of 4,084 square metres. It is enclosed on three sides by a stone rubble wall, and against the road by a retaining wall. Old dug-outs exist under the North-East corner and on the South-West boundary.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Banff War Memorial– Banff (Alberta) War Memorial.   Erected by the Mount Rundle chapter of the I.O.D.E. and unveiled September 2nd, 1923 near the Great War Veterans' Association Memorial Hall on Banff avenue.  It was made of stone from Mount Rundle.   The current memorial includes a pair of World War Two panels with 29 names on either side of a central panel listing 52 World War One names.  It is now located at the front wall of the Royal Canadian Legion, Colonel Moore Branch #26, on Banff avenue.
  • Banff, Alberta– View of Banff avenue showing the location of the Royal Canadian Legion building - near the Canadian flag.  The Banff (Alberta) War Memorial is located outdoors on the front wall of this building.
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Arras Road Cemetery located outside Roclincourt, about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Arras Road Cemetery– The Arras Road Cemetery, located at Roclincourt, about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial in France. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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