John Buchoven Image

Name

Private John Buchoven

Born

1880-07-04

From

Rotterdam, Holland

Occupation

Woodworker

Religion

Lutheran

Death

1929

Awards

DCM, Good Conduct Badge



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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

652250

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

Company

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1916-04-22

Wounds

Broken leg

Wounded Where

Amiens, France

Discharge Date

1919-05-06

Discharge Cause

Demobilization



Notes

Taken prisioner in the Amiens drive (said to have killed guard with razor and escaped).




Sources & Links

a) James, F. Treve and Thomas Johnston, eds. “Bruce in Khaki containing a History of the 160th Overseas Bruce Battalion and Complete Nominal Roll of all Men who were at any Time on the Strength of the Battalion.” Chesley: James and Johnston, 1934. Prin
b) Bruce County Genealogical Society Surname Collection
- Library & Archives Canada



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