Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Hislop

In memory of:

Private James Hislop

December 29, 1915

France

Military Service


Service Number:
54341
Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Enlistment:

March 24, 1915 London, Ontario

Son of James Hislop of Harwick, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 19 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. E. 34.

Location:

LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY is located 8 Km west of Ieper town centre on the N304 Klijtseweg, a road leading from the N375 Dikkebuseweg, connecting Ieper to Dikkebus, Klijte and on to Loker. 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. 7 Km along the Dikkebuseweg lies the village of Klijte and the right hand turning at the roundabout just before the village leads onto the N304 Klijtseweg. LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY lies 100 metres after this right hand turning on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Letter – Letter from Lt. Beeson of the 18th Bn. C.E.F. describing the death of Pte. Hyslop. It appears that his surname was miss-spelled on his attestation papers and it is possible Pte. Hyslop was illiterate.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers – Circumstances of Death Register: "DIED OF WOUNDS." (Shrapnel) at No. 5 Field Ambulance.
  • Attestation papers – Page 1 Attestation Paper.
  • Newspaper Clipping – Photo of Private Hislop [Hyslop]. Source unknown.
  • Grave Marker

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