Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Newby

In memory of:

Private John Newby

September 7, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

140158

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

14th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 20, 1887

Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Newby, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 141 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XIII. E. 10.

Location:

Serre is a village 11 kilometres north-north-east of Albert. Using the D919 from Arras to Amiens you will drive through the villages of Bucquoy, Puisieux then Serre Les Puisieux (approximately 20 kilometres south of Arras). On leaving Serre Les Puisieux, 1.3 kilometres further along the D919, SERRE ROAD CEMETERY NO 2 can be found on the left hand side.

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 NEWBY– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JOHN NEWBY– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave marker

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