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John Blair

In memory of:

Private John Blair

September 5, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

77977

Age:

39

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

31st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 15, 1878

Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Blair, of Dunoon, Scotland; husband of Elsie Blair.

Commemorated on Page 369 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. B. 26.

Location:

Ligny-St.Flochel is a village about 6.5 kilometres east of St.Pol on the main road to Arras. The distance from Ligny-St. Flochel to Arras is approximately 24 kilometres. The Ligny-St.Flochel British Cemetery is situated to the south of the village on the east side of the road to the village of Averdoingt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Birch to Blakstad. Mircoform Sequence 10; Volume Number 31829_B034746; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 154 Page 607 of 734
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Telegraph of September 13, 1918. Image taken from web address of https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ww1-archive/12215512/Daily-Telegraph-September-13-1918.html

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