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Harold Wilfred Welstead

In memory of:

Sergeant Harold Wilfred Welstead

April 4, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

71536

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

27th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 10, 1886

Son of Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Welstead, of Kimbolton House, 207, Knights Hill, West Norwood, London.

Commemorated on Page 180 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:

IV. B. 18.

Location:

LARCH WOOD (RAILWAY CUTTING) CEMETERY is located 4 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Komenseweg, connecting Ieper to Komen (N366). 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. About 2.7 Km along the Komenseweg lies the left hand turning onto the cemetery, which is located 400 metres along a rough single tracked road to an ungated railway crossing, immediately adjacent to the site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Telegraph of April 4, 1918. Image taken from web address of https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ww1-archive/12215216/Daily-Telegraph-April-4-1918.html
  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaer clipping from Daily Telegraph of April 18, 1916. Image taken from web address of http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ww1-archive/12208925/Daily-Telegraph-April-18-1916.html
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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