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Elmore Leslie Hankinson

In memory of:

Lieutenant Elmore Leslie Hankinson

October 6, 1918

Military Service


Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Charles and Edith Hankinson, of 31, Forest Avenue, St. Thomas, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 423 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. A. 6.

Location:

Haynecourt is a village in the Department of the Nord approximately 6 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 1 kilometre north of the main Arras to Cambrai road (D939). On the D939 between the villages of Marquion and Raillencourt the HAYNECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is signposted at the intersection of the D939 and the D16E Bourlon to Haynecourt road. Following signposts the road should be followed towards Haynecourt, then to the left after another 100 meters. This road leads into Haynecourt and the cemetery is to be found just outside the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– "Killed in Action" While taking part in operations at Maynecourt he was instantly killed by the explosion of an enemy shell that landed nearby.

Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com

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