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Charles John Ivens

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Charles John Ivens

November 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

424952

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

31st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 19, 1888
Virden, Manitoba

Enlistment:

December 26, 1914
Dauphin, Manitoba

Son of Charles Howe Ivens of Salmon Arm, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 262 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. 7.

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 Charlie Ivens– Picture taken of Charlie Ivens in front of a hunting cabin in the Duck Mountains of the Swan River Valley [Manitoba] about 1911.
  • Photo  of Charlie Ivens & Roy Henderson– Picture taken of Charlie Ivens & Roy Henderson in front of the bearskins at their hunting cabin in the Duck Mountains [Manitoba] in 1911

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