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John Alexander Barber

In memory of:

Private John Alexander Barber

September 30, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1024005

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

75th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 25, 1897

Son of Flora Barber, of 20, Lincoln Avenue, Toronto, and the late George Barber.

Commemorated on Page 363 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

B. 6.

Location:

The route to the Cantimpre Canadian Cemetery is signposted from the D939 at Raillencourt and is located 1 kilometre north of Sailly on the D140 on the left hand side of the road towards Sancourt. Sailly is a village in the Department of the Nord approximately 3 kilometres north-west of Cambrai just to the north of the main road from Arras to Cambrai (D939). The "Marcoing Line," one of the German defence systems before Cambrai, ran from Marcoing Northward through Sailly to the West of Cantimpre and the East of the village of Haynecourt. The Cemetery at Cantimpre was originally called the Marcoing Line British Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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