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Thomas Gibson Lake

In memory of:

Driver Thomas Gibson Lake

May 25, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

41240

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

4th Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

March 23, 1897

Son of Mr. G. Lake of Ottawa.

Commemorated on Page 115 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:

K. I.

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

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  • Grave Marker
  • Dickebushe Cemetery's Entrance
  • Photo of Thomas Lake– Tom Lake, the third eldest in a family of nine children - three boys and six girls.  Tom was killed at Ypres:  Harry, his younger brother was killed a year later, age 16.

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