Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Nicholson

In memory of:

Sapper John Nicholson

March 25, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

180924

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

1st Tunnelling Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

September 13, 1897

Son of John and Elizabeth A. Nicholson, of 285, Vancouver Avenue, Nanaimo, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 301 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. D. 19.

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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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of April 6, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y100uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Wartime diary– Of the 1st Canadian Tunneling Company for March 1917. Image taken from web address of http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/lac-bac/results/images?module=images&SortSpec=score+desc&Language=eng&ShowForm=hide&SearchIn_1=mikanNumber&SearchInText_1=2004898&Operator_1=AND&SearchIn_2=&SearchInText_2=&Operator_2=AND&SearchIn_3=&SearchInText_3=&Level=&MaterialDateOperator=after&MaterialDate=&DigitalImages=1&Source=&ResultCount=10

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