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Samuel Greenshields Torrance

In memory of:

Captain Samuel Greenshields Torrance

November 13, 1917

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Alice S. Torrance, of 616, St. Joseph St., Lachine, P.Q., Canada, and the late Forbes Torrance.

Commemorated on Page 340 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V. C. 10.

Location:

The OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the next roundabout. Here turn right into Oude Veurnestraat, this then changes into Diksmuidseweg and Brugseweg drive along this road to the traffic lights. Straight over the lights to the end of the road. At the T junction turn left (still Brugseweg) and continue along this road through the village of Sint Jan (N313). After the village you come to a fork in the road, take the right hand fork and the OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY is 50 metres along on the right hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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