Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Leonard Thomas Forrest

In memory of:

Private Leonard Thomas Forrest

May 9, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

51162

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Son of Samuel Forrest, of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, and Louisa Forrest.

Commemorated on Page 14 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XI. C. 1 5.

Location:

HARLEBEKE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY is located 32 Km east of Ieper town centre on a road leading from the N8 Meenseweg, connecting Ieper to Menen (Menin), Wevelgem, Kortrijk and Zwevegem. Ieper is linked to Kortrijk via the N8 passing through Menen and Wevelgem, joining the A17 1.5 Km after Wevelgem,in the direction of Gent. The A17 continues for 4 Km then meets the junction with the E17 continuing towards Gent. 12 Km along the E17 lies the junction with the N36 towards Harlebeke. The N36 ends at a T junction with the N43. Turning left at this junction towards Kortrijk leads to the left hand turning onto Deerlijksestraat. The HARLEBEKE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY is located 250 metres along the Deerlijksestraat on the left hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Press clipping– Appeared in the Winnipeg Evening Tribune on August 4, 1915
  • Press clipping– Appeared in the Winnipeg Evening Tribune on July 2, 1915.

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