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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John James Gutcher

In memory of:

Private John James Gutcher

May 21, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

27196

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 5, 1892

Commemorated on Page 17 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XVI. A. 52.

Location:

The COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY may be approached from the A4 motorway leaving at junction Koln-Klettenberg. Follow the direction Koln-Klettenberg, turning right into the Luxemburger Strasse. At the traffic lights close to the railway crossing turn right again into the Militarring Strasse. At the second traffic lights turn left into the Oberer Komarweg, which passes under a viaduct. Turn right into the Kalscheurer Strasse. Turn right again into the first street which is the Keudenicher Strasse, this road leads to the Honinger Platz. The main entrance of 'Koln Sud Friedhof' can be seen from this Honinger Platz round- about. Entering the 'Friedhof' from the main entrance, follow the main cemetery road which leads to Cologne War Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Press Clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Remembered by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Press Clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Remembered by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clippingq– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders).     Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders).     Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Memorial– 15th Bn Memorial Battle of Festubert where Private Gutcher was captured and died of wounds. Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Memorial– Close up 15th Bn Memorial Battle of Festubert where Private Gutcher was captured and died of wounds. Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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