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PVT John Alexander McBride

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PVT John Alexander McBride

Birth
Glasgow City, Scotland
Death 27 Sep 1918 (aged 30)
Bourlon, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Burial Anneux, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Plot I. D. 13.
Memorial ID 56424197 View Source
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Pvt, Canadian Army, 102nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment).
Enlisted 16 Nov 1917 in Toronto, Canada.
Born16 Jan 1888 Glasgow, Scotland. Husband of Agnes McBRIDE, Topeka, KS.

KIA 27 Sept 1918 on the edges of Bourlon Woods, while advancing toward Anneux, on the first day of the attack on the German frontline, at the Canal du Nord, by Canadian forces. The Canada CEF Burial Register shows "Killed In Action. At about 8 P.M. on September 27th 1918, while with his company advancing towards Anneux, he was caught in the wire and blown to pieces by enemy shell fire."
Buried in the Anneux British Cemetery, Plot 1, Section D, Grave 13, near Cambrai, France.

Mrs. McBRIDE returned to Scotland following her husband's death and received the War Memorial Cross from the Canadian Government in June 1921.

Gravesite Details Private, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment). Age: Unknown.


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  • Maintained by: Dave Murray
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56424197
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/56424197/john-alexander-mcbride : accessed ), memorial page for PVT John Alexander McBride (16 Jan 1888–27 Sep 1918), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56424197, citing Anneux British Cemetery, Anneux, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France ; Maintained by Dave Murray (contributor 47017878) .