Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Turner

In memory of:

Private William Turner

June 26, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

437946

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 20, 1886

Son of Thomas Herbert and Elizabeth Turner, of 4, York Terrace, Normanby, Eston, Yorks.

Commemorated on Page 175 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. I. 39.

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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  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) CEF.  Photo submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 62nd (British Columbia) Bn CEF.  Private Turner was originally a member of the 62nd Bn before being sent to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Photo submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) CEF.  Photo submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • 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)
  • Cemetery– Cemetery ... Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Stone of Remembrance ... Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Gravemarker. Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team
		
 DILEAS GU BRATH.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker ... Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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