Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Alton Grooms

In memory of:

Private John Alton Grooms

September 15, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

124089

Age:

17

Force:

Army

Unit:

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

October 24, 1898
Alvinston, Ontario

Son of Joseph H. and Ellen Grooms, of Aylmer, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 96 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. D. 45.

Location:

Pozieres is a village some 6 kilometres north-east of Albert, and the POZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, which is enclosed by the Pozieres Memorial, is a little south-west of the village on the north side of the main road, D929, from Albert to Pozieres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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