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John Demetelin

In memory of:

Sergeant John Demetelin

August 24, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

110129

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment)

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

April 25, 1894
Montreal, Quebec

Enlistment:

June 8, 1915
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Demetrios and Marina Demetelin, of Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 227 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DUD CORNER CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. F. 12.

Location:

Loos is a village 5 kilometres north-west of Lens. DUD CORNER CEMETERY is west of the village to the north-east of the N43 Lens-Bethune road.

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 609 of 1036.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England.

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