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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Henry Bears

In memory of:

Private John Henry Bears

October 20, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

790998

Age:

44

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

47th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 15, 1874

Commemorated on Page 365 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

C. 68.

Location:

Denain is a town in the Nord Department between Valenciennes and Cambrai. The DENAIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY is at the north-east corner of the town approximately 1.2 kilometres from the centre, following the route to Oisy and the Lycee A Kastler. The cemetery is situated at the centre of a junction 100 metres from a traffic light controlled crossroads. From the A2, follow the D40 for approximately 2.2 kilometres and turn right at the traffic lights. The CWGC plot is at the heart of the cemetery.

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:  Bea to Belisle. Mircoform Sequence 7; Volume Number 31829_B016717. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 151.  Page 129 of 724.
  • Photo of JOHN HENRY BEARS– Submitted in memory of the members of the 131st Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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