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Walter James Hyett

In memory of:

Corporal Walter James Hyett

November 8, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

1081351

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 29, 1880
Wiveliscombe, Somerset, England

Enlistment:

June 22, 1916
Toronto, Ontario

Husband of Eva Agnes Hyett, of Wiveliscombe, Somerset, England.

Commemorated on Page 261 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:

VIII. E. 23.

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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