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George Baxby Syddall

In memory of:

Captain George Baxby Syddall

January 4, 1918

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Additional Information


Son of George and Elizabeth Sarah Syddall, of Glengarney, Christchurch, Hants., England.

Commemorated on Page 509 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:

III. E. 13.

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

  • Photo of George Baxby Sydall– From the book "Letters From The Front 1914-1919" published by The Canadian Bank of Commerce.
  • Grave marker– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England

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