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John Leslie Ball

In memory of:

Private John Leslie Ball

April 12, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


July 15, 1891

Son of T. P. and N. J. Ball, of Vermachar, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 195 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. C. 1.


Les Quatre-Vents is a hamlet about 2 kilometres south-east of Estree-Cauchy, a village and commune 16 kilometres north-west of Arras on the old Roman road to Therouanne. This road is now part of the main road from Arras through Therouanne to Boulogne.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Babb to Barjarow. Microform Sequence 5; Volume Number 31829_B016715. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 149.  Page 721 of 1072.
  • Cemetery– This is a view inside the entrance of Quatre-Vents Military Cemetery in the Pas de Calais, France.

The stone closest to the reader is that of Private John L. Ball.  This photograph was taken in April 2006, almost exactly 89 years from the day he died.

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