Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Cameron

In memory of:

Sapper John Cameron

July 29, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Engineers


3rd Field Coy.

Additional Information


June 28, 1893

Son of Mr. W. J. Cameron and Mrs. Annie Cameron, of 129, Bell St., Ottawa.

Commemorated on Page 212 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. G. I.


Noeux-les-Mines is a town 6 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. The Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the town, on the south-east side of the road to Labourse.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Attestation Paper– Source: Library and Archives Canada
  • Attestation Paper– Source: Library and Archives Canada
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Cabana to Campling. Microform Sequence 17; Volume Number 31829_B016726. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 161.  Page 451 of 1024.
  • Grave Marker– Inscription to the memory of Ernest A Cameron on the family grave marker in Hull (St James's) Cemetery, Hull Quebec.  It is interesting to note that while the names of the parents inscribed on the grave marker are consistent with the details given at the Canadian Virtual War memorial website, the record indicates that it was John Cameron, not Ernest A Cameron who was killed on July 29, 1917.

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