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John Thomas Sykes

In memory of:

Private John Thomas Sykes

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

775567

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 7, 1893

Son of Mrs. Evelyn Sykes, of 63, New Rd., Peterborough, England. Native of St. Mary's, Ramsey, Hunts.

Commemorated on Page 510 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

A. 53.

Location:

Le Quesnel is a village about 26 kilometres south-east of Amiens and 8 kilometres south-west of Rosieres and a little north of the main road from Amiens to Noyon. LE QUESNEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is situated on the northern side of the village on the road to Caix.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Group Photo– Pte. John Thomas Sykes is shown seated on the bottom right in this group portrait.  Source: William Perkins Bull. "From Brock to Currie: the military development and exploits of Canadians in general and of the men of Peel in particular, 1791 to 1930."  Toronto 1935, pg. 400.

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