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Edward Pyne

In memory of:

Private Edward Pyne

May 26, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

18078

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

April 12, 1883
Ystrad-Rhondda, Wales

Enlistment:

October 19, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of Henry and Jane Pyne of Ystrad-Rhondda, South Wales.

Commemorated on Page 151 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. B. 5.

Location:

CHESTER FARM CEMETERY is located 4 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Vaartstraat a road leading from the Komenseweg connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto the Komenseweg. 2.3 Km along the Komenseweg lies the right hand turning onto Vaartstraat. The cemetery is located 1.5 Km along the Vaartstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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