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John Wallace Mcilree

McIlrees at War

193427 Private John Wallace McIlree of the Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) died in the First World War on 10th August 1916. He was born on 3rd January 1889 in Colraine, County Derry, Northern Ireland. He was a Member of the 48th Active Miltia for 8 months. His attestation was to the Canadian Overseas Expiditionary Force on 20 Sep 1915 in Toronto and he was serving with the Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regt.) 15th Bn at the time of his death.

His name can be found on the Vimy Memorial and Book of Remembrance, which can be found at the excellent Veteran Affairs Canada (VAC) - Canada Remembers site at:

Pictures of Vimy Memorial and the Book of Remembrance are reproduced below by permission of the VAC site authorities.

Vimy Memorial

The Canadian National Vimy Memorial

Book of Remembrance

Book of Remembrance

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