Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Richard Betton

In memory of:

Private John Richard Betton

October 11, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

198966

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 3, 1898

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

D. 37.

Location:

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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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Bernard to Binyon. Mircoform Sequence 9; Volume Number 31829_B016719; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 153 Page 279 of 652
  • 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 www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– "Died of wounds (shrapnel wounds multiple) at No. 9 Canadian Field Ambulance. Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com
  • 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 www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com

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