Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Sydney Battis

In memory of:

Private James Sydney Battis

June 19, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

222678

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

85th Battalion

Additional Information


Son of Levi and Eliza Battis. Husband of Jessie Gertrude Battis, of Moncton, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 197 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XXVIII. A. 25.

Location:

Souchez is a village in the Department of the Pas-De-Calais, 3.5 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune. It lies in the valley of the Souchez river, between the Lorette Bridge to the west and Vimy Ridge to the east. The CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY is about 1.5 kilometres south of the village on the west side of the D937 Arras-Bethune Road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of JAMES SYDNEY BATTIS– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Canadian National Railways - World War One Roll of Honour.
  • Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery– A panoramic view of the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)

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