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Henry Sykes

In memory of:

Corporal Henry Sykes

June 5, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

42598

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

3rd Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

December 10, 1890

Native of Sheffield, England. Son of John and Annie E. Sykes, of 559, Keele St., Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 335 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:

IV. C. 11.

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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  • Newspaper Clipping– Corporal Henry Sykes signed his military attestation on September 22nd, 1914, at Valcartier Camp, Quebec.  He was part of the first Canadian Contingent.
  • Photo of Henry Sykes– Harry (Henry) Sykes.    Thank you for your sacrifice.

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