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Harry Walter Hounsell

In memory of:

Private Harry Walter Hounsell

April 28, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

404371

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 25, 1884

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Hounsell, of Broadway, Upwey, Dorchester, England, husband of Emily Hounsell, of "Emscote," 31, Newberry Terrace, Weymouth, England.

Commemorated on Page 105 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WOODS CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

IV. A. 10.

Location:

WOODS CEMETERY is located 4 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Verbrandemolenstraat a road leading from the Komenseweg, connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto Komenseweg. 2.5 Km along the Komenseweg lies the right hand turning onto the Vaartstraat. 900 metres along the Vaartstraat lies the left hand turning onto the Verbrandemolenstraat. 400 metres along the Verbrandemolenstraat a short distance from the road is the WOODS CEMETERY. Visitors to this site should note the 100 metre grassed access path leading to the cemetery which is not accessable by vehicle.

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
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of HARRY WALTER HOUNSELL– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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