Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Horace Warren

In memory of:

Private Horace Warren

June 16, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

437448

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 17, 1898

Son of Henry and Hannah Warren, of 9732, 89th Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 179 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 27A.

Location:

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery is located about 12 kilometres west of Ieper town centre, on the Boescheepseweg, a road leading from the N308 connecting Ieper to Poperinge. From Ieper town centre, the Poperingseweg (N308) is reached via Elverdingsestraat, then over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching Poperinge, the N308 joins the left hand turning onto the R33, Poperinge ring road. The R33 ring continues to the left hand junction with the N38 Frans-Vlaanderenweg. 800 metres along the N38 lies the left hand turning onto Lenestraat. The next immediate right hand turning leads onto Boescheepseweg. The cemetery itself is located 2 kilometres along Boescheepseweg on the right hand side of the road. From Calais, take the motorway A16 signposted Dunkerque/Lille. At Dunkerque take the motorway signposted Lille/Ypres, the A25. Leave the motorway at Junction 13, the village of Steenvoorde. Follow the D948/N38 signposted Ieper/Poperinge. After approximately 8-10 kilometres Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery will be signposted off to the right.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of Pte Horace Warren 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) Lijssenthoek British Military Cemetery, Belgium. Dileas Gu Brath.

Photo by BGen G Young 15th Bn Memorial Project Team 11 Nov 09
  • Casualty Card– Casualty Card (front side) from the archives of the Regimental  Museum of the 48th Highlanders of Canada, Toronto, ON

Submitted by BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team.
 DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Casualty Card– Casualty Card (back side) from the archives of the Regimental  Museum of the 48th Highlanders of Canada, Toronto, ON

Submitted by BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team.
 DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– 15th Bn cap badge. Photo by BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team..
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  • Shoulder Patch– 1st Division, 3rd Brigade shoulder patch worn by 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada). Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team..

DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 51st Bn. Pte Warren was originally with this unit before transfer to the 15th Bn (48th Highlanders) as a reinforcement. Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V. Goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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