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John Arthur Cullum

In memory of:

Captain John Arthur Cullum

November 10, 1916

Military Service


Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

28th Bn.

Citation(s):

Gazette Issue 29528 published on the 28 March 1916.

Croix de Guerre and a Bar to his Military Cross.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross and Bar

Additional Information


Husband of Mrs. R. M. Cullum, of Regina, Saskatchewan. Graduate, 1905, Toronto Medicals; also Graduate Edinburgh and Glasgow, L.R.C.P. and S.

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:

BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

B. 22.

Location:

Bruay is a large village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 26 kilometres north-west of Arras. Leave Bruay on the N.41 heading north towards Berck. Turn right where signposts indicate Lews/Calonne Riquart. After 400 metres turn right again, sign Cimetiere Ouest. Continue up the hill past the miner memorial. The cemetery is found after one kilometre on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is in the far right hand corner.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram December 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Arthur Cullum– Capt. John Arthur Cullum, M.C. and Bar, Croix de Guerre.
  • Photo of John Cullum– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1916.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of John Cullum– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1918.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Honour Roll– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • 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 309 of 890.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. The names of the fallen were carved on the Memorial Screen, which can be seen at photo left.  K. Parks
  • Cemetery– Bruay Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

Photo courtesy of Craig B. Cameron.
  • Grave marker– Photo courtesy of Craig B. Cameron.

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