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Mathew Joseph Callahan

In memory of:

Private Mathew Joseph Callahan

May 14, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

25930

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Labour Corps

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 30, 1882
Burke, New York

Enlistment:

September 22, 1914
Valcartier, Quebec

Son of John and Mary Callahan. A member of the lodge of "Elks".

Commemorated on Page 212 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. C. 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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  • Photo of MATHEW JOSEPH CALLAHAN– Photo from Janice Brown. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Cabana to Campling. Microform Sequence 17; Volume Number 31829_B016726. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 161.  Page 263 of 1024.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England

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