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Clarence Muirhead Abbey

In memory of:

Private Clarence Muirhead Abbey

June 3, 1917

Wimereux, Belgium

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)


19th Bn.

Additional Information


August 25, 1896
Toronto, Ontario


November 23, 1915
Toronto, Ontario

Son of James H. and Margaret M. Abbey, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 189 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. L. 12.


Wimereux is a small town situated about 5 kilometres north of Boulogne. From Boulogne take the A16 to Calais and come off at Junction 4. Take the road to Wimereux north, D242, for approximately 2 kilometres, following the road through the roundabout. Take the first turn on the left immediately after the roundabout and the WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY lies approximately 200 metres down this road on the left hand side. The Commonwealth War Graves are situated to the rear of the communal cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial Plaque– Clarence Muirhead Abbey is remembered on this Memorial Plaque.
  • Circumstance of death– Extract from Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War for Private  Clarence Muirhead Abbey
Source:  Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War Mikan record:46246 Volume Number:31829_B016711 Page:11
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Wimereux Communal Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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