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Alfred Holman

In memory of:

Private Alfred Holman

October 21, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

63416

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

14th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 10, 1886
London, England

Enlistment:

November 20, 1914
Quebec City, Quebec

Next of Kin listed as Miss Dixie Morgan of Vancouver, British Columbia. He was employed as a teamster and was single. He had previous service North West Saskatchewan Rifles.

Commemorated on Page 19 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:

II. C. 10.

Location:

LA PLUS DOUVE FARM CEMETERY is located 10.5 Km south of Ieper town centre on a road leading from the Rijselseweg N365, which connects Ieper to Wijtschate and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg. On reaching the town of Mesen the first right hand turning leads onto the Niewkerkestraat (N314). 2 Km along the Nieuwkerkestraat lies the left hand turning onto Plus Douve. LA PLUS DOUVE FARM CEMETERY lies 600 metres along Plus Douve, on the right hand side of the track. Visitors should note an 80 metre grassed access path which is unsuitable for vehicles.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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