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John Thomas Huggins

In memory of:

Private John Thomas Huggins

May 5, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

73985

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

28th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 19, 1890
Felling-on-Tyne, England

Son of Mrs. S. J. Bell (formerly Huggins), of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and John Thomas Huggins.

Commemorated on Page 106 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. M. 9.

Location:

SPOILBANK CEMETERY is located 4.5 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Vaartstraat a road leading from the Komenseweg connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto Komenseweg. 2.3 Km along the Komenseweg lies the right hand turning onto Vaartstraat. The SPOILBANK CEMETERY is located 1.6 Km along the Vaartstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of JOHN THOMAS HUGGINS– In memory of the men from the 28th Battalion CEF who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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