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John Andrew Dow Elder

In memory of:

Lieutenant John Andrew Dow Elder

October 30, 1918

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

38th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of the Rev. John and Janet Elder, of Melbourne, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 403 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DOUAI BRITISH CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

G. 20.

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– Article
  • Memorial Plaque– Delaware Plaque - from the Middlesex County Archives recognizing those from that area of the county who died in the Great War
  • Cemetery– Douai British Cemetery Cuincy. Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Julie Lukins
  • Grave Marker– Died of wounds. Photo and additional information provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Julie Lukins

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