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Hylands, Pte. John “Jack”, Montreal, Quebec, formerly of Londonderry, Ireland. Occupation: Boiler Maker. Military Service: Reg. No. 418806, 42nd Bn. Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “Shell landed in front of me and behind Jack Hylands blowing up track. Had to wait to fix track. Back by 9:00,” 6:12 Dec ’17. Jack Hylands died of wounds 17 November 1918 just after the war had ended.
Date of Death: 17 November 1918. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Buried at Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery, Valenciennes, Nord, France. Grave Reference: I.D.21.