Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Stiby Groves

In memory of:

Corporal John Stiby Groves

January 17, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

107252

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Signal Corps

Division:

3rd

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star

Additional Information


Born:

July 18, 1893
Melcombe, Bingham, England

Enlistment:

December 18, 1914
Victoria, British Columbia

Son of Ernest and Frances Mary Groves, of Armstrong, British Columbia. Brother of Florence, Winnifred and Private Richard Ernest Groves, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles, killed 27 March 1917.

Commemorated on Page 96 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. E. I.

Location:

Hazebrouck is a town lying about 56 kilometres south-east of Calais and is easily reached from Calais or Boulogne. The HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the south-western outskirts of the town. From the Grand place in Hazebrouck follow the D.916 Bethune road. Traverse the first set of traffic lights and the HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY is 200 metres further on the right hand side of the road as indicated by a signpost. The cemetery lies immediately inside the entrance.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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(Courtesy of 'So Far From Home, Armstrong's Fallen of the Great War', Leonard J. Gamble, Author)

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