Pte
John Robert Haywood

Information about birth

Date of birth:
06/11/1890
Place of birth:
Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada

General information

Profession:
Switchman
Religion:
Church of England

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
622966
Enlistment date:
20/09/1915
Enlistment place:
Camp Hughes, Sewell, Manitoba, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Machine Gun Corps, 10th Coy.  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
26/10/1917
Place of death:
Heine House, Passchendaele, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
26

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 32.

Points of interest 3

#1 Place of birth
#2 Enlistment place
#3 ‘Place of death’

My story

"Killed in Action." When in the trenches at Passchendaele, he, together with some comrades, was killed by shrapnel from a shell wich exploded in the trench.

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