Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Thomas Wilson

In memory of:

Corporal George Thomas Wilson

June 2, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

McG/94

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Son of George and Martha Tonkin Wilson, of 34, Horsforth Avenue, Bridlington, England.

Commemorated on Page 183 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. F. 26.

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.

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  • Memorial– Corporal George Thomas Wilson is also commemorated on the Menin Gate ... Menin Gate - August 2012 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Corporal George Thomas Wilson is also commemorated on the Menin Gate ... Panel 10 of the Menin Gate - August 2012 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Inscription– Corporal George Thomas Wilson is also commemorated on the Menin Gate ... Inscription on the Menin Gate - August 2012 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
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