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Thomas Robertshaw

In memory of:

Private Thomas Robertshaw

October 28, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

2020152

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

47th Bn

Additional Information


Born:

February 1, 1889

Only son of Thomas and Mary Robertshaw, of 2156, 8th Avenue West, Vancouver, British Columbia.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VII. F. 12.

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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