Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Carl Sights

In memory of:

Private Carl Sights

October 30, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

602084

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

85th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 29, 1889
Missouri

Enlistment:

January 12, 1915
Galt, Ontario

Husband of Evelyn Sights of Galt, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 325 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. 10.

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 Carl Sights– In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of Carl Sights– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death registers– Private Carl Sights
  • Waterloo Memorial Booklet– In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Galt War Memorial– The Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial, Queen's Square, Cambridge, Ontario.  Circa 1930. Frances Loring and William Lyon Somerville.

Inscribed:"TO THEM ALL HONOUR / GUARD YE THEIR VICTORY / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945 / 1950-1953."
  • Close-up of Galt War Memorial– Detail of the Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial.
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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