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John Zachary

In memory of:

Private John Zachary

August 5, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)


8th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of John George and Jane Goodwin Zachary, of "Norbrae," 37, Kirkliston Drive, Bloomfield, Belfast, Ireland.

His brother Charles Stepheson Zachary served during the First World War. He was a member of the 6th Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) as a corporal, then the 17th Royal Irish Rifles as a 2nd Lieutenant, then the Australian Imperial Force as a Driver in the Transport section.

Commemorated on Page 355 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

IV. D. 3.


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.

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