Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Hugh Charles Sproule

In memory of:

Private Hugh Charles Sproule

April 23, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

10169

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Citation(s):

Eligible for the 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.

Additional Information


Born 3 January 1895 in Toronto, Ontario. Son of Noble and May Sproule, Toronto, Ontario. Attested at Valcartier, Quebec on 22 September 1914, listed his occupation as typesetter. Former service with the Queen's Own Rifle Regiment, 3rd Company.

Commemorated on Page 37 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 19.

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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  • Grave Marker – Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • 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. (K. Falconer & J. Stephens 2010)
  • 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)

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