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John Richard Betton

In memory of:

Private John Richard Betton

October 11, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


18th Bn.

Additional Information


April 3, 1898

Son of John Richard and Lavinia Betton.

Brother of John Richard Betton who died on August 14, 1918 while serving with the Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 368 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

D. 37.


Queant is a village 19 kilometres south-east of Arras. The Cemetery is on the western outskirts of the village on the west side of the road to Riencourt-les-Cagnicourt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Private J R Betton Dies of Wounds, Kenora Miner and News, 23 Oct 1918. Kenora Miner and News Archives. Kenora Miner and News, 23 Oct 1918. Via the Kenora Great War Project. Contributed by E.Edwards
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– "Died of wounds (shrapnel wounds multiple) at No. 9 Canadian Field Ambulance. Contributed by E.Edwards
  • Grave Marker– Private JR Betton gravemarker, Queant Communal Cemetery, British Extension. This image is courtesy of Fred Betton for Kenora Great War Project. It may be used, with permission, for any non-profit purpose. Contributed by E.Edwards

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