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Thomas Russell

In memory of:

Pioneer Thomas Russell

May 22, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

166251

Age:

39

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Division:

2nd Canadian Pioneer Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 25, 1877

Son of William and Agnes Russell, of 55, Cambridge St., Guelph, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 158 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XII. B. 10.

Location:

Voormezeele Enclosure No. 3 is located 4 kilometres south-west of Ieper town centre on the Ruusschaartstraat, a road leading from the Kemmelseweg (Connecting Ieper to Kemmel N331). 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). Turn right onto the Kemmelseweg and follow this road to the first crossroads, turn left here into Ruusschaartstraat. The Cemetery is located 1 kilometre after this junction on the left hand side of the road just before Voormezeele Dorp.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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