The name of John Henry Thomas on the Vimy memorial. One of 11, 239 Canadian soldiers who were killed in France and have no known grave.
John Henry Thomas. He was killed on August 19th 1917 during the battle of Hill 70 near Lens France. His remains were found in 2016 by a construction crew and he was officially identified in February 2018.
John Henry Thomas of the 26th battalion Lost for 100 years. Now found and laid to rest.
Ed Hanson the Great Nephew of private Thomas and his wife Liliane of Cayuga Ontario at the grave of John Henry Thomas at Loos British cemetery in France where he was buried on August 23rd 2018.
The collar badge of the 26th battalion of which John Henry Thomas was serving with when he was killed found with his remains and aided the identification process.
3 other Canadian soldiers were also found during the same period all who were with the 16th battalion. They were buried at the same time.