Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Maxwell Beckett

In memory of:

Lieutenant John Maxwell Beckett

October 21, 1917

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Signal Corps

Division:

3rd Canadian Div. Signal Coy.

Additional Information


Son of E. W. and Mary Beckett, of Haney, British Columbia; husband of Elizabeth Beckett, of 663, Mulvey Avenue, Winnipeg.

Commemorated on Page 198 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. F. 7.

Location:

The WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the next roundabout. Here turn right into Oude Veurnestraat, this then changes into Diksmuidseweg and Brugseweg drive along this road to the traffic lights. Straight over the lights to the end of the road. At the T junction turn left (still Brugseweg) and the WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY is approx 200 metres on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of John Maxwell Beckett
  • War Diary– War Diary, 3rd Divisional Signal Company, October 21, 1917
  • 101st Bn, B Company, 7th Platoon
  • Cemetery
  • Entrance
  • Memorial
  • Grave Marker

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