Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Alfred Britton

In memory of:

Private John Alfred Britton

April 14, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:
9286
Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 12, 1892

Commemorated on Page 58 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WOODS CEMETERY , Belgium

Grave Reference:

III. B. 2.

Location:

WOODS CEMETERY is located 4 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Verbrandemolenstraat 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 Komenseweg. 2.5 Km along the Komenseweg lies the right hand turning onto the Vaartstraat. 900 metres along the Vaartstraat lies the left hand turning onto the Verbrandemolenstraat. 400 metres along the Verbrandemolenstraat a short distance from the road is the WOODS CEMETERY. Visitors to this site should note the 100 metre grassed access path leading to the cemetery which is not accessable by vehicle.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JOHN ALFRED BRITTON – From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JOHN ALFRED BRITTON – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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