Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Joseph Rowlinson

In memory of:

Private John Joseph Rowlinson

November 10, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


18th Bn.

Additional Information


November 2, 1893

Commemorated on Page 495 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information



Grave Reference:

X. A. 42.


MONS(BERGEN) COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located in the north east of the town of Mons, on the Chemin de la Procession a road leading from the N56 connecting Mons to Brussels. 600 metres after the N56 leaves the R50 ring road lies the Chemin de la Procession. The MONS(BERGEN)COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 1 km along the Chemin de la Procession on the left hand side of the road. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Circumstances of Death Card for Private Rowlinson. His death occurred under some mystery. He was the last member of the 18th battalion to die in combat.
  • Grave Marker– Grave of Private Rowlinson 18th Bn CEF
  • Newspaper clipping– London Free Press. May 26, 1919. Page 3.
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