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John Laird

In memory of:

Private John Laird

November 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

172470

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

June 12, 1882

Son of John Laird and Christian Morrison Laird, of Leith, Scotland; husband of the late Catherine Laird, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 270 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. F. 28.

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

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  • Photo of JOHN LAIRD– My Great Grandfather John Laird
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram November 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In honoured memory.
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  • Grave Marker

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