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Thomas William Roberts

In memory of:

Private Thomas William Roberts

October 28, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

871114

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

43rd Bn

Additional Information


Born:

January 7, 1898
Liverpool, England

Enlistment:

February 9, 1916
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Mrs. Sarah Roberts of Rivers, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 317 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VII. B. 5.

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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