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William Gordon Tait

In memory of:

Sapper William Gordon Tait

June 25, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

778847

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 18, 1897

Son of John and Sarah Tait, of 58, Manor Rd., Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 336 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:

II. A. 26.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Aura Lee Club Toronto
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram July 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Photo of William Gordon Tait– William Gordon Tait photographed in front of his home, 58 Manor Road E, Toronto.
  • Newspaper clipping

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