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 Driver John Greenough   Force: Army Regiment: Canadian Field Artillery Battalion: 5th Brigade Regimental Number: 85953 Rank: Driver   John Greenough  was born September 10, 1896 and lived at Pleasant Lake, Yarmouth Co., N.S.  He enlisted with the 24th Field Battery in Fredericton, New Brunswick.  He served with a howitzer battery in France. He died of wounds at the 48th Casualty Clearing Station on August 10, 1918. Date of Death: August 10, 1918 Age at Death: 22   Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Somme, France (Plot: )XIX. BB. I.)    Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Somme, France    This cemetery was made after the Armistice when graves were brought in from other burial grounds in the area and from the battlefields. There are now 2,142 Commonwealth servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated in this cemetery. 609 of the burials are unidentified but there are special memorials to five casualties known or believed to be buried among them, and to 15 buried in other cemeteries whose graves could not be found on concentration.   Commemorated on Page 419 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on September 8 Sources: Library and Archives Canada (Attestation Paper) Commonwealth War Grave Commission Commonwealth War Grave Commission (Cemetery Information) Canadian Great War Project Veterans Affairs Canada Additional Information: “A Monument Speaks” A Thurston; 1989 (p 197)
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