Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Bernard Arthur Watmore

In memory of:

Private Bernard Arthur Watmore

April 9, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

401396

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 11, 1882

Brother of Mr. J. E. Watmore, of 107, Balfour Rd., Darnall, Sheffield, England.

Commemorated on Page 179 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WOODS CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

II. G. 7.

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– Newspaper clipping from the Daily Telegraph of April 19, 1916. Image taken from web address of http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ww1-archive/12208985/Daily-Telegraph-April-19-1916.html
  • Grave marker– Grave Marker in Woods Cemetery, Belgium
Photo courtesy of J. Elliott/J. Rutledge, The Men of Huron WW1 Project
  • Cemetery– Woods Cemetery, Belgium
Photo courtesy of J. Elliott/J. Rutledge, The Men of Huron WW1 Project

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