Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Wesley George Shier

In memory of:

Sergeant Wesley George Shier

June 2, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

89127

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

5th Bde.

Additional Information


Son of Robert George and Agnes Matilda Shier, of 3242, 1st Avenue West, Vancouver, British Columbia. Born in Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 161 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. C. 5.

Location:

PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL) is located 3 Km east of Ieper town centre, on the Maaldestedestraat a road leading from the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. 1.7 Km along the Meenseweg at a major roundabout lies the right hand turning onto the Maaldestedestraat. The cemetery itself is located 1 Km along the Maaldestedestraat on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of WESLEY GEORGE SHIER– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Honor Roll– "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", 1921.
  • Photo of Wesley George Shier– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1916.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Entrance
  • Memorial
  • Grave Marker

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