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John Sharpe Farmer

In memory of:

Sergeant John Sharpe Farmer

April 14, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

226506

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 18, 1895
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Mr. J. G. Farmer.

Commemorated on Page 405 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BELLACOURT MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 3.

Location:

Bellacourt is a village in the commune of Riviere, in the Departement of the Pas de Calais, 10 kilometres south-west of Arras. Visitors should take the N25, Arras to Coullens main road, as far as Beaumetz les Loges. Take the D34 to Riviere, fork right onto the D7, still in the direction of Riviere, and then turn left to the cemetery as indicated by the CWGC sign.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Edinburgh Gazette entry showing awarding of the Italian Bronze Medal of Military Valor.
  • War Diary– 18th Battalion war diary entry reflecting the awarding of the Italian Bronze Medal for Military Valor.
  • Italian Bronze Medal for Military Valor.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– "Killed in Action"

Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com

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