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Royal Bowden Hodges

In memory of:

Private Royal Bowden Hodges

April 27, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

27348

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Ephraim and Myra Hodges, of Hatley, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 19 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:

I. D. 1.

Location:

Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Remembered by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.
  • Memorial– One of two memorial plaques dedicated on 24 April 2010 to commemorate those members of the 15th Batallion (48th Highlanders of Canada) who fell during the Battle of 2nd Ypres 22-26 April 1915.  This memorial plaque is located on Gravenstafel Ridge.  Submitted by Captain (retired) V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Memorial– One of two memorial plaques dedicated on 24 April 2010 to commemorate those members of the 15th Batallion (48th Highlanders of Canada) who fell during the Battle of 2nd Ypres 22-26 April 1915.  This memorial plaque is located in the town of St. Julien.  Submitted by Captain (retired) V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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