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Edwin Donald Wilson

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Edwin Donald Wilson

July 16, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

McG/273

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Additional Information


Son of Isaac Wilson (Post Master), of Frank, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 183 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. B. 13.

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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  • Photo of Edwin D. Wilson
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Document
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Perth Courier for 4 August 1916, page 1.
  • Commemorative Plaque– Memorial Plaque commemorating barristers and students, members of the Alberta law society, who died while serving in the First World War.
  • Memorial– Memorial at Perth and District Collegiate Institute in honour of former students who participated in the Great War.
  • Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery– 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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