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John Harold Reeves

In memory of:

Lance Corporal John Harold Reeves

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

404977

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

20th Bn.

Citation(s):

Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Additional Information


Born:

July 26, 1894
Middlesex, England

Enlistment:

April 12, 1915
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Samuel and Emily Mary Reeves, of Enfield Wash, Middlesex, England.

Commemorated on Page 314 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

QUATRE-VENTS MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. B. 25.

Location:

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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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JOHN HAROLD REEVES– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Press Clipping– Lance Corporal John Harold Reeves died at Vimy Ridge and his death is mentioned in this article about his brother.  Pte. William John Reeves (164614) died on August 28th, 1917.
  • Newspaper Clipping

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