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  • Photograph is of a newspaper clipping publish in the Toronto Star on the 19th June 1917  
which details Jack Squires
Person Details
02 Dec 1898
Nottingham
He was the stepson of Edward Walton (died 1910) and the son of Mary Elizabeth Squires (later Topham). He was the brother of Thomas, Beatrice, Grace Newcome Squires. In 1911 they lived at 28B, Windmill Lane, Sneinton, Nottingham. Jack and his mother and two sisters Grace Newcombe and Beatrice Squires emigrated to Canada, they left Liverpool England on 24th September 1913 on board the Ship 'Virginia' bound for Quebec and Montreal, he was 16 yrs of age and a clerk.
In 1911, he was an errand lad for a cardboard box maker. Upon enlisted was working for the Dunlop Rubber Company in Canada.
17 Sep 1916
17
1576073 - CWGC Website
171688
Canada
Private
Canadian Infantry
Private Jack Squires enlisted on 11th August 1915 at Toronto, Canada, giving his age as 19 yrs and his occupation as a rubber worker. He stated his next of kin was his sister Grace Newcomb Squires of 1367 Queen Street, Toronto. He served with the 24th battalion, Canadian Infantry. He landed in France in December 1915 and was killed in action on 17th September 1916. Having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Vimy Ridge Memorial.
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  • Photograph is of a newspaper clipping publish in the Toronto Star on the 19th June 1917  
which details Jack Squires
    Jack Squires - Photograph is of a newspaper clipping publish in the Toronto Star on the 19th June 1917 which details Jack Squires