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John Sweeting Cuff

In memory of:

Lance Serjeant John Sweeting Cuff

October 9, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

47833

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 23, 1892

Son of George Henry and Florence Cuff, of London, England.

Commemorated on Page 73 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Plot F. Row 1. Grave 4.

Location:

CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY is a civil cemetery lying on the south of the main road to Dunkerque. Follow the A16 autoroute from Calais to Dunkirk. Come off at Junction 19 in the direction of Merck and follow the road to the junction. Turn left into Calais at junction and follow the road for approximately 3 kilometres. The Communal Cemetery is on the left hand side of the road, 50 metres after the traffic lights. To find the Commonwealth War Graves, proceed along the main pathway to the rear left hand side of the Cemetery.

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: Crossley to Cyrs. Microform Sequence 25; Volume Number 31829_B016734. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 169. Page 263 of 890.
  • Newspaper clipping– Muskoka Herald 19-Oct-1916
  • Grave Marker
  • Calais Southern Cemetery
  • Calais Southern Cemetery
  • Calais Southern Cemetery
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Calais Southern Cemetery
  • Calais Southern Cemetery
  • Badge– 15th Bn cap badge. Photo  BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team.
 
DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– 1st Division, 3rd Brigade shoulder patch worn by 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada). Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team..

DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 37th Bn (Northern Ontario).  Lance Sergeant Cuff enlisted with the 37th bn but was sent to the 15th as a reinforcement.  submitted by 15th bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  Submitted by 15th bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  Submitted by 15th bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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