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Ernest Tomlinson

In memory of:

Sapper Ernest Tomlinson

October 25, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

100003

Age:

38

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Division:

9th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 30, 1879

Son of George and Mary Ann Tomlinson; husband of Sarah Alice Tomlinson, of Sheffield, England. Enlisted at and left Edmonton, Alberta, with the 66th Bn. O.M.F.C., in April, 1916.

Commemorated on Page 340 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. J. 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.

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