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Alexander Chisholm

In memory of:

Corporal Alexander Chisholm

October 28, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

127619

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Light Trench Mortar Battery

Division:

44th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 8, 1892

Son of Alex. and Sarah Chisholm, of Goderich, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 215 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VII. E. 10.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CHILD TO CLAYTON.  Microform Sequence 20; Volume Number 31829_B016729. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 164.  Page 57 of 1068.
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker in Nine Elms British Cemetery, Belgium
Photo courtesy of J. Elliott/J. Rutledge, The Men of Huron WW1 Project
  • Entrance– Nine Elms British Cemetery, Belgium
Photo courtesy of J. Elliott/J. Rutledge, The Men of Huron WW1 Project
  • Photo of Alexander Chisholm– Alexander Chisholm in Hockey Sweater

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