Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Wellesley Gunn

In memory of:

Private Wellesley Gunn

February 14, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:
44098
Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 2, 1893

Son of Frank Walter and Minnie Evelyn Gunn, of Widdrington, Northumberland, England.

Commemorated on Page 96 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Grave Reference:

I. E. 35.

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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  • Memorial – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of WELLESLEY GUNN – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Eaton's Memorial Plaque
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping (2) – From the Toronto Star for 29 February 1916.
  • Grave marker – Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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