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William Henry Ferns

In memory of:

Sapper William Henry Ferns

April 26, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

844427

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 19, 1885

Son of Charles and Margaret Ferns, of Petrolia, Ontario; husband of Sarah J. Ferns, of Windsor, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 407 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:

IV. A. 30.

Location:

CANADA FARM CEMETERY is located 8.5 Km north west of Ieper town centre, on the Elzendammestraat, a road leading from the Veurnseweg N8 connecting Ieper to Elverdinge and on to Veurne. From Ieper town centre the Veurnsewweg (N8), is reached via Elverdingsestraat, then turning right onto Haiglaan. Veurnseweg is a continuation of Haiglaan. On reaching the village of Elverdinge the Steentjesmolenstraat N333 leads towards Poperinge. 2 Km along the Steentjesmolenstraat lies the right hand turning onto Elzendammestraat. The cemetery itself is located 1 Km along the Elzendammestraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press May 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press May 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
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