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John Brightland Twamley

In memory of:

Private John Brightland Twamley

March 7, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

24887

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

13th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Charles and Alice Twamley, of Yoxall, Burton-on-Trent, England.

Commemorated on Page 40 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

RUE-PETILLON MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 45.

Location:

Fleurbaix is a village 5 kilometres south-west of Armentieres at the junction of the road from Armentieres and the road to Bethune. Petillon is a village to the south of Fleurbaix and RUE-PETILLON MILITARY CEMETERY is 3 kilometres south of Fleurbaix on the south side of the road from Petillon to La Boutillerie.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of March 25, 1915. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist57y90uvic#mode/1up
  • Photo of John Twamley– This was my great uncle. He emigrated to Canada before WWI and fought with the Canadian Highlanders. We are very proud of him.

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