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John Joseph McCormack


McCormack, John Joseph, enlisted at Quebec City, Quebec, formerly of St. John’s, Newfoundland. Occupation: Baker. Military Service: Private, Reg. No. 22897, 12th Bn., transferred to PPCLI. Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “On guard all day. Ten casualties,” [see note: slightly wounded], 2:21 Jan ’16: According to Hodder-Williams, Pte. J. J. McCormack was wounded 21 January 1916, 2 June 1916, and killed near Courcelette on 4 October 1916.

Date of Death: 4 October 1916. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. (Identified as John James, rather than John Joseph, McCormack at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.) Memorialised at the Vimy Memorial, Vimy, Pas de Calais, France.


Vimy Memorial, Vimy, Pas de Calais, France.


Vimy Memorial