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John Wesley Cleaver

In memory of:

Private John Wesley Cleaver

January 15, 1922

Military Service


Service Number:

106138

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Mounted Rifles

Division:

5th

Additional Information


Born:

November 18, 1890

Commemorated on Page 561 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 106138 Pvt. John Wesley Cleaver who served with the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles C.E.F.  Born in Portage La Prairie Manitoba on Nov. 18th 1890.  John enlisted into the C.E.F. at Brandon Manitoba on Dec. 23rd 1914 he listed prior military service with the 23rd Regt of Light Horse Canadian Militia, he listed his occupation as "Fireman C.N.R."  John died at Vancouver BC on Jan. 15th 1922 at the age of 31.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Cancouver BC.
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Memorial cross in the section where 106138 Pvt. John Wesley Cleaver was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Cancouver BC.
  • Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 106138 Pvt. John Wesley Cleaver was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.

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