Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas Corbett Hierlihy

In memory of:

Lance Serjeant Thomas Corbett Hierlihy

August 15, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

A/36351

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 27, 1889
Hebron, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

January 11, 1915
Edmonton, Alberta

Son of James and Mary Hierlihy, of Hebron, Prince Edward Island.

Commemorated on Page 102 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. B. 141.

Location:

Boulogne-sur-Mer is a large Channel port. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, one of the town cemeteries, lies in the district of St Martin Boulogne, just beyond the eastern (Chateau) corner of the Citadel (Haute-Ville).

The cemetery is a large civil cemetery, split in two by the Rue de Dringhen, just south of the main road (RN42) to St Omer. The Commonwealth War Graves plot is located down the western edge of the southern section of the cemetery, with an entrance in the Rue de Dringhen. Unusually, the headstones are laid flat in this cemetery. This is due to the sandy soil. Car parking is available along the Rue de Dringhen.

Visiting Information
OPENING TIMES:
This Cemetery is open 7 days a week, all year round.
From 1 October to 15 March: 08.00 - 18.00
From 16 March to 30 September: 08.00 - 19.00

Wheelchair access to this cemetery is possible with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on telephone number 01628 507200.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Statue– Erected by the Imperial Order of the Odd Fellows, this memorial granite statue and shaft at MacEwen's Road Cemetery, MacEwen Road, Summerside, PE  is dedicated to four local men killed during the First World War.
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[front/devant] 

KILLED IN WAR 
1914-1918 

J.M. MCKAY 
G.T. METHERALL 
T.C. HIERLIHY 
G.S. CORNEY

Photo Credit: Sgt. G.E. Gallant

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