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William Joseph Egan

In memory of:

Captain William Joseph Egan

May 4, 1917

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Division:

7th Bn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 233 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. J. 9.

Location:

VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km west of Ieper town centre, on the Hospitaalstraat, which is a road leading from the Poperingseweg. (Connecting Ieper to Poperinge). (* Vlamertinge is the modern spelling of Vlamertinghe) From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then straight over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the village of Vlamertinge the cemetery is located on the Hospitaalstraat, which is the second right turning after the village church. The VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY lies 50 metres along the Hospitaalstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Perth Courier for 25 May 1917.
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