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George Sydney Denton

In memory of:

Private George Sydney Denton

June 3, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

430788

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of David and Alice Denton, of "Westward," Burnage Lane, Didsbury, Manchester.

Commemorated on Page 77 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XXVII. F. 17.

Location:

The NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the traffic lights. Here turn right onto the dual carriageway direction Poelkapelle/A19. Carry on for about 1km over the river and you will see a sign for NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY. Turn left here and the cemetery is approx 50 metres on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Davy to Detro. Microform Sequence 27; Volume Number 31829_B016736. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 171. Page 837 of 1036.
  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the New Irish Farm Cemetery, just outside the town of Ieper (Ypres), Belgium. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Epitaph– Epitaph: 'A loving Son who Paid the Great Sacrifice for Honour King and Country'
  • Cemetery– The New Irish Farm Cemetery, near the town of Ieper (Ypres), Belgium.  (J. Stephens)
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave marker

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