Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John McLaren

In memory of:

Private John McLaren

September 9, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

23163

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 26, 1889

Son of Nathaniel and Florence McLaren, of Forest Hill, Prince Edward Island.

Commemorated on Page 128 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. F. 4.

Location:

Contalmaison is a village in the Department of the Somme, 6 kilometres east-north-east of Albert. The Sunken Road, from which the cemetery is named, is part of the Contalmaison-Pozieres road, and the cemetery lies a little east of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England, 2008.

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