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John Ira Horning

In memory of:

Gunner John Ira Horning

June 8, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

42319

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

11th Bty. 3rd Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

May 20, 1895
Hannon, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 25, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of Delbert and Mary Ann Horning, of Saltfleet Township, Wentworth County, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 105 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. D. 46.

Location:

RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (Transport Farm) is located 2 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Komenseweg, a road 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. The cemetery itself is located 1.2 Km along the Komenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • War Memorial– Saltfleet Township War Memorial (1922), Highway 8, Stoney Creek, 
Ontario.
  • Inscription– Detail of names listed on the Saltfleet Township War Memorial.
  • Railway Dugouts Burial Ground– The Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery, located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Grave marker– The grave marker at the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker ... Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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