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Harold John Blair

In memory of:

Lieutenant Harold John Blair

September 28, 1918

Military Service


Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

46th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Son of Peter and Meda Blair, of Upper Tooting, London, England; husband of Janie M. Blair, of Suite 11, Heather Court, 2440, Leather Street, Vancouver.

Commemorated on Page 369 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. B. 6.

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: Birch to Blakstad. Mircoform Sequence 10; Volume Number 31829_B034746; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 154 Page 591 of 734
  • War Memorial – Listing of those University of Saskatchewan alumni on the War Memorial Gates who gave their lives in the Great War.

These are they who went forth from this University to the Great War 1914-1918 and gave their lives that we might live in freedom.
 
Hugh Carter Allingham,	        William Mansell Codling,
Renwick William Anderson,   John Stewart Cowan,
Reginald John Bateman	,        James Douglas Cumming,
Charles McVicar Boyne,        John Kenneth Dawson, Harold John Blair M.C., Reginald James Dillan,
Charles Bremner,	        William Drysdale,
James Brydon,	                     Henry Egar,
Frederick Burd,	                     Lorne Burton Elliott,
Thomas Caldwell,	        Wilfred John Evans,
Gordon Mortimer Channell, John Pisher,
Ernest R. Gilmer,	        Perry Dennington Kisbey,
James Donald Graham M.M.,	Reginald A. Lovers M.M.
Robert Carlion Grant,	        Shuli Gudbrandur Lindal,
Arthur Gordon Gruchy,	        Arthur Stephen K. Lloyd,
Cyril N. Harrington,	        Clifford McConnell,
James Gordon Hill,	        Robert Peveral McClordick,
Lawrence Homer,	                Louis James McCuien,
Grenville Carson Hopkins,	Michael Allan McMillan,
Willis George Hunt,	        J. Ross McPherson D.S.O.,
William Yrides Hunter,	        Auned Yuil Mathews,
Franklin Mager Keffer,	        Enoch Andrew Mitchell,
James Shirley Heathcote,
John James Moore,	        Ronald Charles Spence,
Fred Nesbitt,	                Arthur George Slarkings,
Joseph Lees Nicholls,	        George Swift,
Angus Nicholson,	Robert Sifton Turriff,
George Irving Paterson,	        Wellesley Wesley-Long,
Arthur Edward Parlett,	        Edward West,
Elwyn Robert Reid,	        Frank West,
Thomas Ritchie,	                Walter Ray Whittingham,
Robert Rensay,	                Paul P Wiklun,
Roy E. Shuttleworth M.M.,	Geoffrey Wilson,
Hugh A. Silcox	and  Wilfrid Grant Wilson

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