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Leslie Hill

In memory of:

Private Leslie Hill

April 27, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

28744

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 1, 1889

Son of Marie Klara Hill and the late Elvis Ford Hill, of London, England.

Commemorated on Page 19 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:

I. H. 26.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of May 11, 1915. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist57y130uvic#mode/1up
  • Photo of Leslie Hill– From the Daily Colonist of April 23, 1916. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist58y115uvic#mode/1up
  • Grave marker– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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