Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Atton

In memory of:

Sergeant William Atton

October 4, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

71856

Age:

38

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

27th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 31, 1876

Son of James and Ellen Atton, of Bedford, United Kingdom. Husband of Patricia Franks of London, England.

Commemorated on Page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. E. 22.

Location:

WULVERGHEM-LINDENHOEK ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 13 Km south of Ieper town centre, on a road leading from the Kemmelseweg N331 connecting Ieper to Kemmel. From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 metres after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing). 2 Km after passing the village of Kemmel lies the left hand turning onto the Hooghofstraat. The WULVERGHEM-LINDENHOEK ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY lies 1.5 Km along the Hooghofstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy
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