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
Number                       204297

Date of Death              20th December 1916
Place of Death             France
Cause of Death           Killed in Action

Age                              26

Cemetery                  Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St Eloi IV A 7

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