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Clifford Earle Hitchcox

In memory of:

Private Clifford Earle Hitchcox

August 27, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

77821

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 26, 1894
Rugby, England

Son of Charles W. and Mary Hitchcox, of Cordova Bay, Victoria, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 19 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. B. 4.

Location:

BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION is located 12.5 kilometres south of Ieper town centre on the N365 leading from Ieper to Mesen (Messines), Ploegsteert and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg (N336). 3.5 kilometres along the N336 lies a fork junction with the N365. The N365 which forms the right hand fork leads to the town of Mesen. The BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION lies 3 kilometres beyond Mesen on the right hand side of the N365 and opposite Hyde Park Corner Royal Berks Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of September 4, 1915. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist57y230uvic#mode/1up
  • Photo of CLIFFORD EARLE HITCHCOX– From the Daily Colonist of September 5, 1915. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist57y231uvic#mode/1up
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England
  • Entrance
  • Grave Marker– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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