Private Sylvester John Macey
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John Macey was born on 4th April 1890 in Ewell, the son of Eliza Jane and Thomas Bedford Macey, a blacksmith. For some years his father and second wife lived at Leithlands Cottage in Ockley. John Macey was part of the Canadian Expeditionary Force who fought in many major actions on the Western Front, including the Battles of the Somme.
Born Ewell, Surrey
Son of Eliza Jane and Thomas Bedford Macey
Regiment 13th Battalion. Canadian Infantry
Date of Death 20th December 1916
Place of Death France
Cause of Death Killed in Action
Cemetery Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St Eloi IV A 7
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