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John Humphreys

In memory of:

Private John Humphreys

May 13, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

413050

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

March 24, 1887
Antrim, Ireland

Enlistment:

March 24, 1915
Lindsay, Ontario

Son of Duncan and Anne Jane Humphreys, of Layde, Cushendall, Co. Antrim, Ireland.

Brother of Denis Humphreys who died on March 14, 1916 while serving with the Royal Irish Rifles and he is buried at Ste. Marie Cemetery.

Commemorated on Page 106 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XII. A. 5.

Location:

Voormezeele Enclosure No. 3 is located 4 kilometres south-west of Ieper town centre on the Ruusschaartstraat, a road leading from the Kemmelseweg (Connecting Ieper to Kemmel N331). From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 metres after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg (made prominent by a railway level crossing). Turn right onto the Kemmelseweg and follow this road to the first crossroads, turn left here into Ruusschaartstraat. The Cemetery is located 1 kilometre after this junction on the left hand side of the road just before Voormezeele Dorp.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honour roll– British Home Children World War 1 Honour Roll
  • Circumstances of death registers– Circumstances of Death
  • Photo of John Humphreys– John Humphreys(brother to Elizibeth)
  • Gravemarker

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