Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Andrew Angus Wanklyn

In memory of:

Lieutenant Andrew Angus Wanklyn

June 2, 1916

Military Service


Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Son of Frederic Lumb Wanklyn and Edith Margaret Angus, his wife, of Montreal. B.A., B.C.L. (McGill University).

Commemorated on Page 178 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. H. II.

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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  • Memorial– Inscription on the Menin Gate … Lieutenant Andrew Angus Wanklyn is also commemorated on the Menin Gate, Belgium ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Honor Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Photo of ANDREW ANGUS WANKLYN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Gravemarker
  • Inscription on Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial– Lieutenant Wanklyn was commemorated among the missing on the Menin Gate Memorial.  He is buried at Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, in Belgium.
  • Memorial– Andrew Angus Wanklyn, 1917 war memorial tablet

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