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John Daniel Laing

In memory of:

Private John Daniel Laing

December 20, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

654353

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

24th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 13, 1898

Son of Thomas and Annie Laing, of Exeter, Ontario. Born at Hay, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 444 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

P. 2.

Location:

CHARLEROI COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located midway between Mons (37 Km) and Namur (40 Km) on the N90. On reaching Charleroi from Mons the cemetery is located from the ring (R9) following the direction of Mons A54. After 2 Km follow direction Lodelinsart. Turn left onto the N 569 then left again after 50 metres onto the Rue de Loakelinsart. 500 metres along this road turn right onto the Rue P. Paulus (U turn). Take the first right hand turning (still called the Rue P. Paulus), then turn left onto Rue Cayauderie, then take the second right turning onto Rue Betleem, followed by the first right hand turning onto Rue de Preseytere. The CHARLEROI COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 50 metres further. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Cenotaph– Private John Daniel Laing is also commemorated on the cenotaph in Exeter, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cenotaph– Private John Daniel Laing is also commemorated on the cenotaph in Exeter, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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