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John David Ross

In memory of:

Private John David Ross

August 15, 1917


23 Casualty Clearing Station, France

Military Service


Service Number:

454171

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

March 1, 1892
Embo, Sutherlandshire, Scotland

Enlistment:

June 18, 1915
Smiths Falls, Ontario

Son of Angus and Georgina Ross, of Embo, Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland. Brother of Margaret of Toronto, Ontario and Marion of Sutherlandshire, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 319 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. B. 10.

Location:

Lapugnoy is a village and commune in Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres west of Bethune. From the centre of Lapugnoy, head south-west on the D70 in the direction of Marles-les-Mines. On the outskirts of the centre there is a crucifix at the side of the main road, turn right here towards Allouagne. After approximately 500 metres there is a track on the left hand side (the Cemetery is signposted here) and the LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side, approximately 500 metres, along this track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto  Telegram August 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto  Telegram August 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping

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