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John Dewar McMurrich

In memory of:

Private John Dewar McMurrich

December 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

1090440

Age:

43

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

72nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 20, 1874

Son of William Barclay McMurrich, of Toronto; husband of Evelyn McMurrich, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 287 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. D. 32.

Location:

Duisans and Etrun are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 9 kilometres west of Arras. The DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY lies in Etrun but takes its name from the nearer village of Duisans. It is one kilometre north of Duisans on the D339 road off the Route nationale N39 (Arras-St Pol), in the angle of the Arras Habarcq road and a track leading to Haute-Avesnes.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of John Dewar McMurrich– From The War Book of Upper Canada College, edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Memorial Tablet– Private John Dewar McMurrich is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet. It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during  the First World War. Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Osgoode Hall War Memorial
  • Honour Roll– "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", 1921.
  • Photo of John Dewar McMurrich– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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