Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Thompson

In memory of:

Second Corporal John Thompson

November 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

504120

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

10th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 5, 1886

Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Stevens, of 770, McDermott Avenue, Winnipeg.

Commemorated on Page 512 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DOUAI BRITISH CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

A. 8.

Location:

Douai is a large town about 24 kilometres north-east of Arras and the DOUAI BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the outskirts near the main road to Lens. From Lens and the A.1 autoroute, follow the N.421 toward Douai. As you approach the town, turn left at first set of traffic lights next to Campanile hotel and follow the D.125 for 45 metres. The DOUAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY is situated on left hand side of this road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Julie Lukins
  • Cemetery– Douai British Cemetery Cuincy. Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Julie Lukins

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