Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Wilson

In memory of:

Private James Wilson

August 21, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

883754

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

31st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 3, 1882

Son of Joseph and Ann J. Wilson, of Ballykeel, Co. Down, Ireland.

Commemorated on Page 351 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:

III. D. 30.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– This is the family plot for the Wilson family. Although James was killed in action at the Battle of Hill 70 his name is also mentioned on the family headstone at Cargycreevy Presbyterian Church outside Lisburn , Co. Down, Northern Ireland
  • Grave Marker– James Wilson grave at Barlin Cemetry taken on the 100th anniversary of his death following a service at the new Hill 70 Memorial at Loos en Gohelle
  • Memorial Cross

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