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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Gilmour Wilson

In memory of:

Private James Gilmour Wilson

July 9, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

135318

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 16, 1897

Commemorated on Page 183 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XVII. E. 1.

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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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave marker

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