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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Wesley Rowland

In memory of:

Private John Wesley Rowland

September 18, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

404765

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 23, 1890

Son of Alfred and Sarah Rowland, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 157 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. E. 35.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN WESLEY ROWLAND– In memory of the employees of the T. Eaton Company that went to war and did not come home.  Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping 2
  • War Memorial– Pte. John Wesley Rowland's name is listed on this bronze memorial designed as a tribute to the men of the Eaton company who died as a result of service in World War One.  3,327 Eaton's staff enlisted in the war. It was unveiled in Toronto on November 15th, 1923 by Mrs. Timothy Eaton and on November 26th an identical memorial was unveiled in the Winnipeg store. The shield of the female figure bears the coats of arms of the provinces of Canada.
  • Photo of John Wesley Rowland

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