Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Arnold Gelder

In memory of:

Corporal Arnold Gelder

April 11, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

45279

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

2nd Field Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

April 22, 1882

Brother of John Henry Gelder, of 22, Chesnut St., Halifax, Yorks, England.

Commemorated on Page 242 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. D. 4.

Location:

Lapugnoy is a village and commune in Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres west of Bethune. From the centre of Lapugnoy, head south-west on the D70 in the direction of Marles-les-Mines. On the outskirts of the centre there is a crucifix at the side of the main road, turn right here towards Allouagne. After approximately 500 metres there is a track on the left hand side (the Cemetery is signposted here) and the LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side, approximately 500 metres, along this track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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