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James Peter Pegg

In memory of:

Private James Peter Pegg

November 19, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


18th Bn.

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 307 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

LIX. C. 12.


Tyne Cot Cemetery is located 9 Km north east of Ieper town centre on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The cemetery itself lies 700 meters along the Tynecotstraat on the right hand side of the road. Tyne Cot or Tyne Cottage was the name given by the Northumberland Fusiliers to a barn which stood near the level crossing on the Passchendaele-Broodseinde road. Three of these blockhouses still stand in the cemetery; the largest, which was captured on 4 October 1917 by the 3rd Australian Division, was chosen as the site for the Cross of Sacrifice by King George V during his pilgrimage to the cemeteries of the Western Front in Belgium and France in 1922. The Tyne Cot Cemetery is now the resting-place of nearly 12,000 soldiers of the Commonwealth Forces, the largest number of burials of any Commonwealth cemetery of either world war.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of James Peter Pegg– Photo of Private James Peter Pegg sourced from Roots, Branches, & Twigs; Volume 38, Issue 3, 2014.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Circumstances of Death Register: "Previously reported (through German sources) Died of Wounds whilst Prisoner of War, now for official purposes presumed to have Died of Wounds whilst Prisoner of War at Field Lazaret Iseghem." (Gunshot wounds, Shoulder and Upper Arm, Left.)
  • Original Grave Marker– Original grave marker. Photo sourced from Roots, Branches, & Twigs; Volume 38, Issue 3, 2014.
  • Cemetery
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave Marker

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