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Alexander Waterton

In memory of:

Private Alexander Waterton

November 15, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

925720

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 20, 1879

Commemorated on Page 345 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. C. II.

Location:

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

  • Cemetery– This is White House Cemetery where Alexander Waterton is buried
  • Grave Marker– Alexander Waterton's grave marker.  He was born in Buckinghamshire, England and was married to Margaret Waterton of Limerick, Sask.  He enlisted at Weyburn, Sask., on 25/4/1915 and was an experienced soldier having previously served six years in the Oxfordshire Light Infantry.  He worked as a lumberman.
  • Cemetery
  • Entrance
  • Memorial
  • Grave Marker

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