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Leonard Alderson Lamplough

In memory of
Corporal
Leonard Alderson Lamplough
May 9, 1915

Military Service:

Service Number:
40106
Age:
22
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Field Artillery
Division:
1st Bty. 1st Bde.

Additional Information:

Born:
May 1, 1893 Ottawa, Ontario
Enlistment:
September 25, 1914 Valcartier, Québec

Son of Fred Leighton and Sarah Wilkins Lamplough (1942 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of 190, Waverley St., Ottawa, Ontario.

His brother, Frank Wilkins Lamplough was killed in action on July 10, 1918 while serving with the Canadian Field Artillery.

Commemorated on Page 23 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
HOP STORE CEMETERY , Belgium
Grave Reference:
Plot I. Row E. Grave 20.
Location:
HOP STORE CEMETERY is located 5.5 Km west of Ieper town centre on the Casselsestraat, a road leading from the N308 Poperingseweg, connecting Ieper to Poperinge. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then directly over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. 5 Km along the Poperingseweg, immediately after the village of Vlamertinge lies the right hand turning onto Casselsestraat. The cemetery itself lies 100 metres after this right hand turning on the right hand side of the road. The old hop store which gives the cemetery its name is still visable on the main road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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