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Edward Ernest Barnes

In memory of:

Lance Serjeant Edward Ernest Barnes

November 18, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

65046

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

July 18, 1896

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Barnes of Lachine. Husband of Minnie Victoria Barnes, Wimbledon, London, England.

Commemorated on Page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WESTOUTRE CHURCHYARD EXTENSION
Belgium

Grave Reference:

II. B. 2.

Location:

WESTOUTRE CHURCHYARD is located 11.5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, on a road leading from the N375 Dikkebusseweg. From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375) is located via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J.Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M.Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. 10 Km along the Dikkebuseweg after passing through the villages of Dikkebus and Deklijte, lies the right hand turning onto the N315 Kemmelstraat. 2.5 Km along the N315 lies the village of Westoutre.(Now spelt Westouter). The WESTOUTRE CHURCHYARD is located in the centre of the village and the Commission plot is located on the far right hand side of the cemetery after entering the site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bark to Bazinet. Mircoform Sequence 6; Volume Number 31829_B016716. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 150.  Page 183 of 1058.

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