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John McFarlane Gibb

In memory of:

Private John McFarlane Gibb

August 1, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

757532

Age:

44

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Labour Corps

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 16, 1873

Son of David and Margaret McFarlane Gibb, of Galt, Ontario; husband of Catherine Gibb of Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 242 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VII. E. 2.

Location:

The DUHALLOW ADS.CEMETERY is located on the Diksmuidseweg N369 road direction Boezinge. From the station turn left into M.Fochlaan and go to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left and drive to the next roundabout, here turn right into Oude Veurnestraat. Take the 2nd turning on the left which is the Diksmuidseweg. The cemetery is on the right hand side of the road just past the first turning on the right.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker
  • Galt War Memorial– The Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial, Queen's Square, Cambridge, Ontario.  Circa 1930. Frances Loring and William Lyon Somerville.

Inscribed:"TO THEM ALL HONOUR / GUARD YE THEIR VICTORY / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945 / 1950-1953."
  • Close up of Galt War Memorial– Detail of the Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial.
  • Photo of John McFarlane Gibb– In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Waterloo Memorial Booklet– In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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