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James Duffield

In memory of:

Private James Duffield

May 22, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

706468

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regt.)

Additional Information


Son of James and Sarah Jane Duffield, Victoria, British Columbia. He was the brother of Archibald Duffield who served with the Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment). He died on June 6, 1917.

Commemorated on Page 231 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. S. 20.

Location:

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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  • Photo of JAMES DUFFIELD– From the Daily Colonist of June 3, 1917. His brother Archibald Duffield was killed on June 6, 1917 and is buried at La Chaudiere Military Cemetery in France. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y151uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Duane to Dzhobiewski. Microform Sequence 30; Volume Number 31829_B016739. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 174 Page 177 of 1062.

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