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Percival Herbert Henry Lanning

In memory of:

Private Percival Herbert Henry Lanning

November 27, 1915

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)


21st Bn. Canadian lnf.

Additional Information

Son of Henry S. and Lilian E. Lanning, of Clapham, London, England. Native of Southampton, England.

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

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. N. 6.


RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, on the Slijpstraat, a road leading from the Kemmelseweg. (Connecting Ieper to Kemmel N331). From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort), and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 m after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing). 4 km along the Kemmelseweg on the right hand side lies Elzenwalle Military Cemetery, which marks the junction with Slijpstraat. RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY lies 1 Km along the Slijpstraat, after a small staggered crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Clipping from the Renfrew Mercury for 21 March 1919 describing the death of Private Lanning.
  • Grave Marker– Private Lanning, At Rest at Ridgewood Cemetery, Ypres,

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