Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae 1872-1918 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae 1872-1918

Born in Guelph, McCrae was educated at the University of Toronto medical school. He served in the Canadian Medical Corps during the First World War and is best remembered as the author of In Flanders Fields. He died in 1918 and is buried at Wimereux Cemetery.

Location

At Wimereux Cemetery near Boulogne, France

Region: International

County/District: France

Municipality: Wimereux

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