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John Fairhurst

In memory of:

Gunner John Fairhurst

May 31, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

60

Age:

42

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

2nd Heavy Bty.

Additional Information


Born:

June 13, 1873
Manchester, Lancashire, England

Enlistment:

November 4, 1914
Cobourg, Ontario

Husband of Emma Fairhurst, of Port Hope, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 84 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

L. 25.

Location:

DIVISIONAL CEMETERY Dickebusch Road is located 2 Km west of Ieper town centre. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg(N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then straight over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. 1 Km along the Poperingseweg lies the left hand turning onto Omloopstraat. The cemetery itself is located 100 metres along the Omloopstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of John Fairhurst– John Fairhurst Sr. taken at Cobourg Ont.

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