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Name: John Lawrence Budrow Regimental Number: 625008 Rank: Sapper Service: 151st Battalion (Calgary)/2nd Tunnelling Company Date of Birth: February 2, 1890 Place of Birth: Chebogue Point, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: March 1, 1916 Place of Enlistment: Camrose, Alberta Date of Enlistment: March 1, 1916 Age at Enlistment: 26 Height: 5 Feet, 8½ Inches Trade: Farmer Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Wallace Budrow (Father) Chebogue Point, Nova Scotia Date of Death: September 4, 1917 Age at Death: 27 Memorial: Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium Commemorated on Page 209 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 11 and May 12 Listed on the Yarmouth Memorial as ‘Boudreau’ John Lawrence Budrow was the son of Wallace Boudreau. He left Yarmouth at the age of 18 for Alberta during the harvest season and remained there until the time of his enlistment. As part of the 2nd Tunnelling Company he was involved in the digging of tunnels and placement of explosives under the German lines. He was killed September 4, 1917. Sources: Library and Archives Canada Commonwealth War Grave Commission Canadian Virtual War Memorial Additional Information: “A Monument Speaks” A Thurston; 1989 (p 60)
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