Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Andrew Gehl

In memory of
Corporal
John Andrew Gehl
April 24, 1916

Military Service:

Service Number:
53916
Age:
28
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Division:
18th Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
September 27, 1888

Son of Runhard and Mary A. Gehl, of Forget, Saskatchewan, Canada. Born Kitchener, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 90 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURES NO.1 AND NO. 2 , Belgium
Grave Reference:
II. C. 10.
Location:
Voormezeele Enclosures Nos. 1 and 2 are located 4 kilometres south-west of Ieper town centre, on the Voormezeele Dorp, a street in the village of Voormezeele. From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort), and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 metres after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg (made prominent by a railway level crossing). Turn right onto the Kemmelseweg and follow this road to the first crossroads, turn left here into Ruusschaartstraat. The cemetery is located 1 kilometre after this junction on the right hand side of the road just in Voormezeele Dorp.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of John Gehl – In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Waterloo Memorial Booklet – In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
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