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John Benjamin Tyo

In memory of:

Private John Benjamin Tyo

September 24, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1090290

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 6, 1893

Commemorated on the Cardinal (Leeds-Grenville) Cenotaph.

Commemorated on Page 515 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:

VI. H. 62.

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

  • Photo of John Benjamin Tyo– was my great grandfather. His daughter (my grandmother) is still alive today. She is 98 years old. She never met her father as he left for war before she was born and never returned. His picture still hangs in my house and I also share his middle name, Benjamin.

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