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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John James Bloomer

In memory of:

Private John James Bloomer

March 3, 1915

Military Service

Service Number:







1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt.)

Additional Information


June 7, 1887
Moosomin, Saskatchewan


December 30, 1914
Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Son of the late John and Sarah Eleanor Bloomer of Port Hope, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 5 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

L.24. B."C." S.16.


This cemetery is located 700 metres south of 18th Street and Richmond Avenue, on Highway 10.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Original Gravemarker– Original grave marker for Pte Bloomer at the Brandon Municipal Cemetery (Brandon, MB, Canada), Section 16 Block C Plot 24
  • Inscription– Closeup of original grave marker for Pte Bloomer (1st CMR) at the Brandon Municipal Cemetery (Brandon, MB, Canada), Section 16 Block C Plot 24
  • Grave Marker– John James Bloomer's grave marker
  • Family Memorial– Cpl Thomas Lane is on a family grave marker with fellow Canadian Mounted Rifles, Saskatchewan Reg't member Trooper John James Bloomer, who died on March 3, 1915 — Lane followed just a month later. His military marker is to the right of the main stone, while Bloomer's is flat to the ground in front.

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