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John Edwin Whelan

In memory of:

Private John Edwin Whelan

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

713219

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

78th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 20, 1897
Covehead, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

May 1, 1916
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Commemorated on Page 521 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 2.

Location:

Bourlon is a village approximately 6 kilometres west of Cambrai. It lies between the main Cambrai to Bapaume road (N30) and the Cambrai to Arras road (D939). The BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY is signposted from the centre of the village as is the Canadian Forces Memorial. On approaching the Memorial the road should be followed to the left where an unsurfaced track descends about 200 metres to the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of John Edwin Whelan

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