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923   Sergeant John Suffern Scott
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Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 15/07/1896
Died: 15/08/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
John Suffern Scott was a son of James Scott of Bellagharty, Ballyronan, Magherafelt. He was born on 15th July 1896. He emigrated to Canada, where he worked as a labourer and was unmarried. He enlisted at Valcartier Camp in Quebec on 21st September 1914 and joined the 8th Battalion Canadian Infantry.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery
  Fleurbaix, Pas-de-Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Mem 4
CWGC Casualty 298896
Fleurbaix is a village 5 kilometres south-west of Armentieres on the D22. Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery will be found by taking the D175 from Fleurbaix towards Fauquissart, then the D171 towards Petillon. The cemetery is on the south side of the road from Petillon to La Boutillerie.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Woodschapel Parish Church -WW1 Roll of Honour Ballymaguigan
References and Links
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1 Cookstown War Dead Full details on Cookstown War Dead
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023