Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Saunders Acton

In memory of:

Private John Saunders Acton

June 4, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

808762

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

50th Battalion

Additional Information


Born:

December 25, 1893
Watford, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 25, 1916
Calgary, Alberta

Son of William J. and Fannie J. Acton, of Veteran, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 189 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. B. 36.

Location:

Barlin is a village about 11 kilometres south-west of Bethune on the D188, between the Bethune-Arras and Bethune-St. Pol roads, about 6.5 kilometres south-east of Bruay. The BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION lie to the north of the village on the D171 road to Houchin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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