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James Douglas Shearer

In memory of:

Private James Douglas Shearer

August 16, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1042029

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.)

Division:

No. 3 Coy

Additional Information


Son of E. S. and Annie Shearer, of Blaine Lake, Saskatchewan. Native of Smiths Falls, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 499 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOVES WEST COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

A. 11.

Location:

Boves is a village about 9 kilometres south-east of Amiens on the west side of the road from Amiens to Moreuil. Boves Communal Cemetery lies to the south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Biography– Biography courtesy of the Lest We Forget remembrance initiative of the Smith Falls District Collegiate.
  • Biography Page 2
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Perth Courier for 30 August 1918.

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