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George Hughes

In memory of:

Private George Hughes

May 1, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

20629

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

10th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 5, 1886

Commemorated on Page 20 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. M. 2.

Location:

POPERINGHE OLD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 10.5 Km west of Ieper town centre, in the town of Poperinge itself. From Ieper Poperinge is reached via N308. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then directly over two small roundabouts in the J.Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the town of Poperinge the left hand turning from the N308 leads onto the R33 Poperinge ring road. 1 Km along the N33 lies the right hand turning onto Deken De Bolan.The POPERINGHE OLD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 200 metres from the ring road level with the junction with Polenlaan, on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Attestation Papers– George Hughes (Regimental Number 20629)
August 5, 1886 - May 1, 1915

Source: Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War (1914-1918)
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)

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