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Abner Adolph Anderson

In memory of:

Private Abner Adolph Anderson

October 28, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

925388

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

46th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 28, 1889
Hayfield, Minnesota

Enlistment:

March 2, 1916
Weyburn, Saskatchewan

Son of Mrs. Andrine Anderson, of Sisseton, South Dakota, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 191 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VII. E. 18.

Location:

NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY is located 11.5 Km west of Ieper town centre on the Helleketelweg, a road leading from the N308 connecting Ieper to Poperinge. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then 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. On reaching the ring road of Poperinge, the R33 Europalaan, the left hand clockwise route circles the town of Poperinge and rejoins the N308 towards Oost Cappel. 2.5 Km around the R33 lies the left hand turning onto Helleketelweg. The cemetery itself is located 700 metres along the Helleketelweg on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of Abner  Anderson– Photo taken in Bramshott, probably while stationed there, awaiting his orders.

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