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Joseph Michael Keylor

In memory of:

Sergeant Joseph Michael Keylor

October 29, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

222783

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

85th Battalion

Citation(s):

Military Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

May 17, 1895
Kentville, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

October 30, 1915
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Michael and Maud Keylor, of Kentville, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 268 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. A. 16.

Location:

MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY is located 17 Km north west of Ieper town centre on the N308 connecting Ieper to Poperinge and on to Oostcappel. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then directly 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 the ring road of Poperinge R33 Europalaan, the left hand clockwise route circles the town of Poperinge and rejoins the N308 towards Oost Cappel. 6.5 Km after joining the N308 lies the village of Proven. The MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY is located 500 metres beyond the village of Proven on the left hand side of the road (which at this point is called Roesbruggestraat). Visitors to this site should note a 200 metre gravelled access road to this site which is suitable for small vehicles.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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