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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alfred James Wilkes

In memory of:

Private Alfred James Wilkes

July 9, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

178183

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 17, 1888

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XVII. E. 18.

Location:

HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY is located 4 Km east of Ieper town centre, on the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. The cemetery itself is located 3.6 Km along the Meenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of Alfred Wilkes– In memory of the men who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Canadian Grenadiars Guards Memorial Book– In memory of the men who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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