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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jacob Orr Cherry

In memory of:

Sapper Jacob Orr Cherry

May 14, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Railway Troops


5th Bn.

Additional Information

Served as ALLAN

Commemorated on Page 215 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. G. 12.


Fabourg-d'Amiens Cemetery is in the western part of the town of Arras in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle, to the south of the road to Doullens.

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:  Catchpole to Chignell. Microform Sequence 19; Volume Number 31829_B016728. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165. Page 889 of 958.   Although his real name was Jacob Orr Cherry, he served under the name John Allan.  His Digitized service file -, simply states that he was killed in action.

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