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William James Alexander

In memory of:

Gunner William James Alexander

November 7, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

339572

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Garrison Artillery

Division:

4th Siege Bty.

Additional Information


Born:

February 10, 1893
Guelph, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 17, 1917
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of Mary Alexander of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 190 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

POTIJZE CHATEAU GROUNDS CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

I. C. 47.

Location:

The POTIJZE CHATEAU GROUNDS CEMETERY is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the next roundabout. Here turn right into Oude Veurnestraat, this then changes into Diksmuidseweg and Brugseweg. Drive along this road and continue straight over the traffic lights to the end of the road. At the T junction turn left (still Brugseweg) and continue along this road (the N313) to the village of Sint Jan. At the crossroads in the village turn right onto the N345 (Potijzestraat), follow along to the next crossroads and turn left into Zonnebeekseweg. The POTIJZE CHATEAU GROUNDS CEMETERY is located on the left hand side by the cross roads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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