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John Hays (Hay)

In memory of:

Private John Hays (Hay)

May 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

55851

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 19, 1896
Elgin, Scotland

Enlistment:

November 12, 1914
Toronto, Ontario

Son of James and Jemima Hay of Hamilton, Ontario.

Brother of Pilot Officer George Hay, who died while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 253 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. H. 59.

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.

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