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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Payne

In memory of:

Private John Payne

July 22, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

400741

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 10, 1893

Commemorated on Page 146 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. C. 6.

Location:

CHESTER FARM CEMETERY is located 4 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Vaartstraat a road leading from the Komenseweg connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto the Komenseweg. 2.3 Km along the Komenseweg lies the right hand turning onto Vaartstraat. The cemetery is located 1.5 Km along the Vaartstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JOHN PAYNE– Pte Jack Payne - from the December 1918 edition of The Christmas Echo published in London Ontario -- And in the Morning
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death registers
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of John Payne– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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