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John William Beere

In memory of:

Private John William Beere

October 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

126658

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 22, 1896

Commemorated on Page 366 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. D. 27.

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

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bea to Belisle. Mircoform Sequence 7; Volume Number 31829_B016717. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 151.  Page 557 of 724.
  • Cenotaph– Private John William Beere is also commemorated on the cenotaph in Exeter, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cenotaph– Private John William Beere is also commemorated on the cenotaph in Exeter, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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