Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ernest William Thackray

In memory of:

Private Ernest William Thackray

November 9, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2265502

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Son of the Rev. W. W. Thackray. Husband of Cora A. Thackray, of 251, North St., Rochester, New York, United States.

Commemorated on Page 511 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

JEMAPPES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Opposite entrance of Cemetery. A. 16.

Location:

The village of Jemappes is located south-west of Mons off the R5 ring. From the E19 motorway turn off at junction 24a and onto the ring R5. Follow the ring to the junction with the N51, turn left onto the N51 direction Jemappes. Follow the N51 into Jemappes and turn left into Rue Des Trois Hurees, then left into Rue de L' Argilliere and the JEMAPPES COMMUNAL CEMETERY is along on the left. The graves are located along the centre path behind a hedge past the centre island.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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