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John Arthur Oakes

In memory of:

Private John Arthur Oakes

April 12, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

830200

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

44th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 26, 1896

Son of James and Mary A. Oakes, of 15, Fermor Ave., St. Vital, Manitoba, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 302 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

4.C. 16.

Location:

The CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 is about 2.5 kilometres north of the village of Neuville-St. Vaast. The village is about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The cemetery is on a spur road turning left from the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, about 1 kilometre south of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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