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John James McVicar

In memory of:

Corporal John James McVicar

June 24, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

301233

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

36th Bty. 9th Bde.

Additional Information


Son of Hugh R. and Flora MacVicar, of Sydney, Cape Breton, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 289 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. J. 27.

Location:

Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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