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George Edward Kellett

In memory of:

Private George Edward Kellett

October 28, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

654300

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 17, 1898

Son of George and Mary E. Kellett, of Exeter, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 267 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:

V. 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.

Digital Collection

  • Cenotaph– Private George Edward Kellett is also commemorated on the cenotaph in Exeter, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cenotaph– Private George Edward Kellett is also commemorated on the cenotaph in Exeter, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • 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

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