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James Donelly

In memory of:

Lance Corporal James Donelly

June 8, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:





The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 229 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

D. 11.


Vimy is a village some 10 kilometres north of Arras and the PETIT-VIMY BRITISH CEMETERY is west of the village and a little west of the main road from Lens to Arras (N25).

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: Don to Drzewiecki. Microform Sequence 29; Volume Number 31829_B016738. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 173. Page 121 of 1076.
  • Newspaper clipping– Lance Corporal James Donelly enlisted with the 97th Battalion (American Legion) on January 15th, 1916, in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the Petit-Vimy Cemetery, near Vimy Ridge and the town of Vimy, France. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens)
  • Cemetery– The Petit-Vimy Cemetery, near Vimy Ridge and the town of Vimy, in the Pas de Calais, France (J. Stephens)

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