Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Thomas Guest

In memory of:

Private John Thomas Guest

October 10, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

460297

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information


Born:

December 18, 1888

Husband of Mabel Guest, of Holland, Manitoba. Native of Yorkshire, England.

Private John Thomas Guest is commemorated on the T. Eaton Co. Limited, 1914-1918, memorial plaque.

Commemorated on Page 96 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V. C. 31.

Location:

Puchevillers is a village about 19 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY is a little west of the village. The first Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost is situated by the church in the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JOHN THOMAS GUEST– In memory of the employees of the T. Eaton Company that went to war and did not come home.  Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Eaton's Memorial Plaque– Their name liveth forever more. In lasting memory of three hundred and fifteen men who with many of their associates of the Eaton Company bravely faced peril and hardship in the Great War and finally laid down their lives in the cause of liberty, justice and humanity.

This bronze memorial is a tribute to the men of the Eaton's company who died as a result of service in the First World War. A 1919 Eaton's publication noted that 3,327 Eaton's staff enlisted in the war. The memorial is presently located in the Toronto Eaton Centre at Yonge and Dundas streets and is accompanied by a second plaque for all staff who gave their lives in the Second World War.

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