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Photographs relating to the burial place of Colonel McCrae. John McCrae was born in Guelph, Ontario in 1872 and became a doctor. In 1914 he enlisted as a Medical Officer in the 1st Canadian Contingent, and died in France in January 1918. His poem, 'In Flanders Fields' inspired the use of the poppy as a symbol of remembrance.
- 1918 - 1980
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (Organization)
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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- 2003-12-05 12:11:09+00:00
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