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Eric Skeffington Poole

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant Eric Skeffington Poole

December 10, 1916

Military Service


Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)

Division:

11th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 20, 1885
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Henry Skeffington Poole and Florence Hope Gibsone Poole, of 2 Rectory Place, Guildford, Surrey. Brother of Henry Raynolde, Mrs. Florence Lucy Kennaway, Nancy Evelyn and Margaret Dorothy. Before being commissioned, Second Lieutenant Poole served as a Private with the Honourable Artillery Company.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. A. 11.

Location:

POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located 10.5 Km west of Ieper town centre, in the town of Poperinge itself. From Ieper Poperinge is reached via N308. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then directly 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 town of Poperinge the left hand turning from the N308 leads onto the R33 Poperinge ring road. 1 Km along the N33 lies the right hand turning onto Deken De Bolan. The POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located 100 metres from the ring road level with Onze Vrouwedreef on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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