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John Francis Burrows

In memory of:

Private John Francis Burrows

August 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

340204

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

1st Battalion

Additional Information


Born:

November 21, 1898

Son of John and Laura Annie Burrows, of Rhyllon, Hamilton, Bermuda, British West Indies. Served with the Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps.

Commemorated on Page 378 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MANITOBA CEMETERY, CAIX
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

C. 14.

Location:

Caix is a village 24 kilometres east of Amiens, between the road to St Quentin and Roye. The Manitoba Cemetery is situated between the village of Caix and Beaufort.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of John Francis Burrows– 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.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Burbank to Bytheway. Microform Sequence 16; Volume Number 31829_B016725. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 160.  Page 509 of 926.
  • Memorial Tablet– Private John F. Burrows 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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  • Grave Marker

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