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John Croft

In memory of:

Private John Croft

June 7, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

445160

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

24th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 23, 1884

Son of William and Sarah Croft, of Chatham, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 72 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

B. 3.

Location:

ZILLEBEKE CHURCHYARD is located 3 Km east of Ieper town centre on the Maaldestedestraat, a road leading from the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. 2 Km along the Meenseweg lies the right hand turning onto the Maaldestedestraat. The churchyard itself is located 1.8 Km along the Maaldestedestraat on the left hand side of the road, within the village of Zillebeke.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave Marker– Zillebeke Churchyard, Belgium ... September 2007 ... Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England.

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