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Ernest Wilfred Sallans

In memory of:

Private Ernest Wilfred Sallans

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

907836

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

102nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 17, 1892
Horning's Mills, Ontario

Enlistment:

April 18, 1916
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of John Sallans of Huronville, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 321 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

1.A.28.

Location:

The CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 is about 2.5 kilometres north of the village of Neuville-St. Vaast. The village is about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The cemetery is on a spur road turning left from the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, about 1 kilometre south of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Monument– Orangeville (Dufferin County)Ontario War Memorial.
  • Grave marker– The grave marker at the Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located by the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Canadian Cemetery No. 2– Canadian Cemetery No. 2 - The Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located on Vimy Ridge and is attached to the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Photo of Ernest Sallans– Hand-written caption on photo: "Killed in action April 29th [sic] 1917 - Ernest Sallans". (Military records indicate he actually died on April 9 1917, which was the date of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

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