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Francis Herbert Elders

In memory of:

Private Francis Herbert Elders

October 30, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

148274

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

78th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 27, 1880

Commemorated on Page 233 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

POTIJZE CHATEAU GROUNDS CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

I. C. 2.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of FRANCIS HERBERT ELDERS– In memory of the employees of the T. Eaton Company that went to war and did not come home.  Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial Plaque– Francis Herbert Elders is remembered on this Memorial Plaque.
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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