Pte. James Barry
Maple Copse Cemetery
Zillebeke, near Ieper
James was born in Percy Township, Ontario, in March 1893.
A farmer at the time of attestion into the 8th CMR, in August 1915, James had no previous military experience.
Transferred to the 4th CMR when the 8th CMR was absorbed in January 1916, James was serving in the front line around Sanctuary Wood at the time of his loss on March 31st, 1916.
James Barry is one of 12 men of the 4th CMR known to lie at rest in Maple Copse Cemetery, near Sanctuary Wood, Ieper.
Headstone image and biography excerpt courtesy of 4cmr.com