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John Angus Beaton

In memory of:

Private John Angus Beaton

October 12, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

878128

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

25th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 25, 1897

Son of Stephen D. and Catherine Beaton, of Strathlorne, Inverness County, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 365 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. C. 8.

Location:

Haynecourt is a village in the Department of the Nord approximately 6 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 1 kilometre north of the main Arras to Cambrai road (D939). On the D939 between the villages of Marquion and Raillencourt the HAYNECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is signposted at the intersection of the D939 and the D16E Bourlon to Haynecourt road. Following signposts the road should be followed towards Haynecourt, then to the left after another 100 meters. This road leads into Haynecourt and the cemetery is to be found just outside 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:  Bea to Belisle. Mircoform Sequence 7; Volume Number 31829_B016717. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 151.  Page 179 of 724.
  • Photo of JOHN ANGUS BEATON– In memory of the men who joined the 185th Battalion (Cape Breton Highlanders) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Beaton– From the book, Catholics of the Diocese of Antigonish, Nova Scotia and the Great War 1914- 1919.

Submitted for the project, Operation: PIcture Me

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