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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Wilson

In memory of:

Private John Wilson

September 16, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

441592

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

42nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 20, 1880

Son of Benjamin Gilley Barter and Matilda Elizabeth Barter.

Commemorated on Page 183 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XXXI. F. 15.

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.

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  • Memorial– His name as it is inscribed on the Vimy Memorial. Over 11,000 fallen Canadians having no known place of burial in France, are honoured on this Memorial. He was discovered and exhumed at a later date and now rests in a marked grave.May they never be forgotten. (J. Stephens)
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