Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Bayn (Boland)

In memory of:

Private John Bayn (Boland)

November 25, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

72205

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

27th Battalion

Additional Information


Son of Michael Bayn and Bridget Boland, of Stirling, Scotland. John Boland served and is commemorated as Private John Bayn.

Commemorated on Page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. F. 16.

Location:

LOCRE CHURCHYARD is located 11.5 Km south west of Ieper town centre on the Dikkebusseweg (N375). From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg is reached via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J. Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M. Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. On passing through the village of Dikkebus the road continues for 6 Km to the village of Loker. The church and churchyard are located at the side of the road in the village of Locre (Loker) itself.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • 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
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bark to Bazinet. Microform Sequence 6; Volume Number 31829_B016716. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 150.  Page 1041 of 1058.
  • Grave marker– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England

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