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John William Redshaw

In memory of:

Private John William Redshaw

May 5, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

161034

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

31st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 24, 1893

Son of Mr. and Mrs. A.R. Redshaw of Lethbridge, Alberta. Brother of Arthur Redshaw who died on August 9, 1918 while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 314 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

H. 22.

Location:

Douai is a large town about 24 kilometres north-east of Arras and the DOUAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the south-east of the town. From the town centre follow the signs for Derain and Auberchicourt. Traverse the bridge over the main railway line and the civil cemetery is located 45 metres further on to the left. The DOUAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located at the very rear of the civil cemetery when viewing from the entrance.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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