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John Wilson

In memory of:

Private John Wilson

May 19, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

402865

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

No. 3 Coy 1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 27, 1893

Son of John and Dinah J. Wilson, of Oil Springs, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 183 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. A. 3.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of JOHN WILSON– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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