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Elmer Thomas Kent

In memory of:

Private Elmer Thomas Kent

November 1, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

760816

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

11th Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

January 21, 1897

Son of William John and Comfort Kent. Born Victoria, British Columbia. Resided for years at Marpole, B.C., where he enlisted.

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:

VII. C. 18.

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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