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Ernest Charles Colman

In memory of:

Gunner Ernest Charles Colman

April 30, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

89508

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

6th Howitzer Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

October 7, 1888

Son of Spencer and Clara Colman, of Z, Montpellier Villas, Torquay, Devon, England.

Commemorated on Page 69 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:

J. 26.

Location:

DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, in the village of Dikkebus itself. ( * Dikkebus is the modern spelling of Dickebusch). From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375), is reached 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. On reaching the village of Dikkebus, the DICKEBUSH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located on the Kerkstraat, which is a small street turning left off the Dikkebusseweg. 200 metres along this street, and just beyond the village church lies the cemetery. This cemetery lies opposite Dickebusch New Military Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CLEAL TO CONNOLLY.  Microform Sequence 21; Volume Number 31829_B016730. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165.  Page 1061 of 1384.
  • Dickebushe Cemetery's Entrance
  • Grave Marker

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