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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Egerton Ryerson

In memory of:

Captain John Egerton Ryerson

September 19, 1916

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Additional Information


attd. 9th Bde. T.M. Bty. Son of Charles Egerton Ryerson and Emily Ryerson, of Toronto, Ontario; husband of Helen M. Thompson Ryerson, of Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 158 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. M. 38.

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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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JOHN EGERTON RYERSON– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Memorial– Aura Lee Club Toronto
  • Photo of JOHN EGERTON RYERSON– In memory of the employees from the Canadian Bank Of Commerce (CIBC) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN EGERTON RYERSON– From Volume 1 of Letters From The Front produced by the Canadian Bank of Commerce.
  • Photo of JOHN EGERTON RYERSON– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of John Egerton Ryerson– From The War Book of Upper Canada College, edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Photo of JOHN EGERTON RYERSON– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN EGERTON RYERSON– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial Tablet– Captain John Egerton Ryerson is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet. It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during  the First World War.  Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.

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