Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ernest Gillian Topp

In memory of:

Private Ernest Gillian Topp

September 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

252388

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

10th Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, London Gazette 31173, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

February 9, 1891
Aberdeen, Turriff, Scotland

Enlistment:

March 7, 1916
Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Son of John and Jane Topp, of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Husband of Margaret C. B. Topp, of Cabri, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 513 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. B. 9.

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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