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John Thomas McEachern

In memory of:

Private John Thomas McEachern

September 3, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

252422

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

10th Battalion

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal (Inter-allied War Medal)

Additional Information


Born:

May 12, 1890

Enlistment:

March 9, 1916
Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Son of Alexander and Ellen McEachern (nee Hewson) from Rice Point, Prince Edward Island. His Grandfather was the lighthouse keeper on St. Peter's Island, Prince Edward Island. He enlisted with the 209th Battalion.

Commemorated on Page 457 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DOMINION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. G. 19.

Location:

Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt is in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 16 kilometres south-east of Arras and 4 kilometres south of the Arras-Cambrai main road. DOMINION CEMETERY is 2.5 kilometres north-east of the village, about 545 metres from the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Cemetery– John Thomas McEachern died in September 1918 during the Battle of Canal-du-Nord. His grave is located in the Dominion British Cemetery, France.
  • Photo of John Thomas McEachern– Photo of John Thomas McEachern.
  • Letter from Public Archives of Canada– Letter from Public Archives of Canada.

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