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Herbert Luther Wickens

In memory of:

Private Herbert Luther Wickens

April 10, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

53413

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 11, 1893

Son of George and Kate Wickens, of Nunwell Lodge, Brading, Isle of Wight.

Commemorated on Page 182 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

X. A. 26.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Herbert Luther Wickens
  • Photo of Herbert Luther Wickens
  • Regiment photo
  • Photo of Herbert Luther Wickens
  • Regiment photo
  • Photo of Herbert Luther Wickens– Private Wickens is driving the third horse team from the left.
  • Regimental Photo
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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