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Lorne James Carleton

In memory of:

Private Lorne James Carleton

April 15, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

875370

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

27th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 25, 1888

. Son of James and Emily Carleton, of Lenore, Manitoba, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 213 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. H. 2.

Location:

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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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Canavan to Caswell. Microform Sequence 18; Volume Number 31829_B016727. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 162.  Page 231 of 1004.
  • Cemetery– Cross of Sacrifice - Wimereux Communal Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Wimereux Communal Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Wimereux Communal Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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