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Wurtz Alfred Edge

In memory of:

Private Wurtz Alfred Edge

November 5, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

240701

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

6th Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

April 26, 1898

Son of Franklin John and Eliza Jane Edge, of Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 233 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:

VII. D. 15.

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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  • Memorial– Pte. Edge's name is included on his family memorial located at Grace Anglican Church Cemetery in Waterdown, Ontario.
  • Inscription– Detailed view of Pte. Edge's name and recognition of his military service where it was included on his family memorial at Grace Anglican Church Cemetery in Waterdown, Ontario.
  • Waterdown Memorial Hall– View of the Waterdown Memorial Hall (1922) and the War Memorial Plaques. The street address is 317 Dundas Street, Waterdown, ON.
  • Commemorative Plaque– Details of names on the Waterdown Ontario WWI Memorial Plaque. The central column represents the war dead and the other names are from the Roll of Service.

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