Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Powell

In memory of:

Private John Powell

July 13, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

71418

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

27th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 9, 1885

Son of Samuel and M. Powell, of 26, Simms Lane, Netherton, Dudley, Worcs., England; husband of Florence Annie Powell, of 917, Banning St., Winnipeg, Man.

Commemorated on Page 487 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Mil. 110.

Location:

The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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