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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Hughes Roberts

In memory of:

Private John Hughes Roberts

January 26, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

700707

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 28, 1895

Son of Thomas T. and E. A. Roberts, of Bangor, Saskatchewan. Born at Neepawa, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 317 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. C. 8.

Location:

Bully is approximately 20 kilometres north of Arras. From Arras, take the D937 towards Bethune. At Sains-en-Gohelle, turn right onto the D166E towards Bully. At the first (Casimir Beugret) roundabout, turn right into the Rue Ferdinand Marche. The Cemetery (known locally as the 'Cimetiere de Bully-les-Mines') is 200 metres down this road on the right. The Commonwealth war graves plot is reached via 'Allee 8'.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • 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.
  • Photo of John Hughes Roberts
  • Group Photo– 101st Bn, A Company, 3rd Platoon

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