Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Herbert Neilan

In memory of:

Private Herbert Neilan

July 10, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force


60th Bn.

Additional Information


October 14, 1883

Commemorated on Page 141 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

III. R. 28.


The WHITE HOUSE 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 next roundabout. Here turn right into Oude Veurnestraat, this then changes into Diksmuidseweg and Brugseweg drive along this road to the traffic lights. Straight over the lights to the end of the road. At the T junction turn left (still Brugseweg) and the WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY is approx 200 metres on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives.
  • Cemetery– This is a view of White House Cemetery where Herbert Neilson is buried.
  • Grave marker– This is Herbert Neilan's grave marker.  He was born in Montreal on 14/10/1883 and enlisted at Montreal on 19/7/1915.  He was an ironworker by occupation.
  • Cemetery
  • Entrance
  • Memorial

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