Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas Edward Sherlock

In memory of:

Sergeant Thomas Edward Sherlock

November 17, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

540246

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

102nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 17, 1890
Balcomb, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

August 25, 1915
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Edward and Charlotte Sherlock, of Watford, Ontario; husband of Rubena F. Sherlock, of 101, Cowan Avenue, Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 325 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. E. 21.

Location:

SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY is located 5 Km east of Ieper town centre, on the Canadalaan, a road leading from 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. 3 Km along the Meenseweg lies the right hand turning onto Canadalaan. The cemetery itself is located 1.5 Km along Canadalaan on the right hand side of the road. 100 metres beyond the cemetery at the end of the Canadalaan is the Hill 62 Memorial.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Essay (Page 1)
  • Essay (Page 2)
  • Grave Marker– Government of Canada Youth Delegate Ben Jamieson at the grave of Thomas Sherlock.
  • Essay
  • Grave Marker
  • Newspaper Clipping– Toronto Daily Star, 4 Dec 1917
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star.  Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial Plaque
  • Grave Marker

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