Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Arthur Shea

In memory of:

Private John Arthur Shea

May 8, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

202023

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

"B" Coy. 20th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 10, 1895

Son of John William and Sarah Shea, of 6, Parr St., Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 324 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 4.

Location:

Neuville-St Vaast is a village 6.5 kilometres north of Arras, a little east of the road from Bethune to Arras. LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY lies to the south-west of the village on the north-west side of the road to the village of Maroeuil.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JOHN ARTHUR SHEA– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
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