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James Tong

In memory of:

Private James Tong

November 3, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

204261

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 9, 1887

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Tong, of 50, Byron St., Kingsley Park, Northampton, England.

Commemorated on Page 340 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XVI. D. 22.

Location:

Passchendaele (Passendale) New British Cemetery lies 10.5 Kms north-east of Ieper town centre on the S'Graventafelstraat, a road leading from St Jan to Passendale. Two roads connect Ieper town centre onto the Zonnebeekseweg; the Torhoutstraat leads from the market square onto a small roundabout. At the roundabout the first right turn is Basculestraat. At the end of Basculestraat, there is a crossroads and Zonnebeekseweg is the turning to the left. 7 Kms along the Zonnebeekseweg, in the village of Zonnebeke, lies the left hand turning onto the Langemarkstraat (further on this street name changes to Zonnebekestraat). 2 Kms along this road, and after passing Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, lies the right hand turning onto the 'S Graventafelstraat. 4 Kms along the 'S Graventafelstraat, and after passing the New Zealand Memorial, lies the cemetery on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Badge– 15th Bn cap badge. Photo  BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team.
 
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  • Badge– Cap Badge 96th Bn.  Pte Tong enlisted with the 96th Bn before transfer to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (retd) V. Goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– 1st Division, 3rd Brigade shoulder patch worn by 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada). Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team..
 
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  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cemetery Entrance– Entrance … Passchendaele New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Cemetery … Passchendaele New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker … Passchendaele New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Photo by BGen (ret`d) G. Young, submitted by Capt (retd) V. Goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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