Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Herbert Simkins

In memory of:

Sapper Herbert Simkins

September 29, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

404454

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Division:

5th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 27, 1887

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY (ENCLOSURE 4)
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Enclosure No.2 I. A. 27.

Location:

BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY ENCLOSURE NO.4 is located 2.5 Km south of Ieper town centre. The cemetery lies on the Rijselseweg (N365), the road connecting Ieper to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg. The cemetery itself is located 2 Km after this crossroads on the left hand side of the Rijselseweg.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers
  • Photo of Gravemarker– gravemarker
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of Herbert Simkins– Served with the 35th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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