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John Dean Cumming

In memory of:

Private John Dean Cumming

April 26, 1915

# 3 Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium

Military Service


Service Number:

27319

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star

Additional Information


Born:

January 29, 1896
Campbellford, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 22, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of Robert and Harriett Cumming of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 11 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. K. 24.

Location:

POPERINGHE OLD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 10.5 Km west of Ieper town centre, in the town of Poperinge itself. From Ieper Poperinge is reached via N308. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then directly over two small roundabouts in the J.Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the town of Poperinge the left hand turning from the N308 leads onto the R33 Poperinge ring road. 1 Km along the N33 lies the right hand turning onto Deken De Bolan.The POPERINGHE OLD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 200 metres from the ring road level with the junction with Polenlaan, on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Badge– 15th Bn cap badge. Photo  BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team.
 
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  • 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..
 
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  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Remembered by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • 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 353 of 890.
  • Memorial– One of two memorial plaques dedicated on 24 April 2010 to commemorate those members of the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada) who fell during the Battle of 2nd Ypres 22-26 April 1915.  This memorial plaque is located on Gravenstafel Ridge.  Submitted by Captain (retired) V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Memorial– One of two memorial plaques dedicated on 24 April 2010 to commemorate those members of the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada) who fell during the Battle of 2nd Ypres 22-26 April 1915.  This memorial plaque is located in the town of St Julien.  Submitted by Captain (retired) V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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