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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Ball

In memory of:

Private John Ball

October 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

178042

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 25, 1889

Son of Henry Clery Ball and Nora Ball, of Moatville, Charleville, Co. Cork, Ireland.

Commemorated on Page 363 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. C. 13.

Location:

Sancourt is a village in the Department of the Nord 5 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and one kilometre east of the main road to Douai. The SANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is about 635 metres north-west of the village on the old Douai-Cambrai road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of John Ball– In memory of the men who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Babb to Barjarow. Microform Sequence 5; Volume Number 31829_B016715. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 149.  Page 719 of 1072.
  • Canadian Grenadiars Guards Memorial Book– In memory of the men who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me.

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