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John Foreman Usher

In memory of:

Corporal John Foreman Usher

December 11, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

477946

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information


Born:

April 24, 1893
Northumberland, England

Enlistment:

August 23, 1915
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Albert and Sarah Usher, of Gateshead, County Durham, England.

Commemorated on Page 40 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. D. 20.

Location:

LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY is located 8 Km west of Ieper town centre on the N304 Klijtseweg, a road leading from the N375 Dikkebuseweg, connecting Ieper to Dikkebus, Klijte and on to Loker. From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375) is located via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J.Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M.Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. 7 Km along the Dikkebuseweg lies the village of Klijte and the right hand turning at the roundabout just before the village leads onto the N304 Klijtseweg. LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY lies 100 metres after this right hand turning on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honour roll– British Home Children World War 1 Honour Roll
  • Memorial– Corporal John Foreman Usher is also commemorated on the Memorial in Clinton, ON … First World War names … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Corporal John Foreman Usher is also commemorated on the Memorial in Clinton, ON … First World War names … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium
Photo courtesy of J. Elliott/J. Rutledge, The Men of Huron WW1 Project
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker in La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium
Photo courtesy of J. Elliott/J. Rutledge, The Men of Huron WW1 Project

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