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Sydney Christopher James

In memory of:

Private Sydney Christopher James

April 23, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

21378

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 13, 1894

Commemorated on Page 21 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. L. 48.

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

Send us your images
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of Sydney Christopher James– This is a photo taken of Syd at Valcartier along with a copy of the letter sent by the chaplain to my great grandmother.

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