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John Russell Degear

In memory of:

Private John Russell Degear

May 5, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

739363

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 9, 1883
Whitevale, Ontario

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Degear; husband of Rose Hilda Degear, of Dunnville, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 226 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. F. 60.

Location:

Aubigny Communal Cemetery is south of the village of Aubigny-en-Artois and the Cemetery Extension is behind it. The village of Aubigny-en-Artois is approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Arras on the road to St. Pol. After turning into the village from the N.39 on the D.75, the Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Davy to Detro. Microform Sequence 27; Volume Number 31829_B016736. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 171. Page 435 of 1036.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press May 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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