Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Cyril Gordon Hensler

In memory of:

Private Cyril Gordon Hensler

September 25, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

436418

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn. formerly 51st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 12, 1890
Bristol, England

Enlistment:

January 15, 1915
Edmonton, Alberta

Son of Clare Mary Watson (formerly Hensler), Dublin, Ireland and John Gordon Hensler.

Commemorated on Page 102 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XVII. C. 16.

Location:

Serre is a village 11 kilometres north-north-east of Albert. Using the D919 from Arras to Amiens you will drive through the villages of Bucquoy, Puisieux then Serre Les Puisieux (approximately 20 kilometres south of Arras). On leaving Serre Les Puisieux, 1.3 kilometres further along the D919, SERRE ROAD CEMETERY NO 2 can be found on the left hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Inscription– His name as it is inscribed on the Vimy Memorial (2010). Over 11,000 fallen Canadians having no known place of burial in France, are honoured on this Memorial. He was discovered and exhumed at a later date and now rests in a marked grave.May they never be forgotten. (J. Stephens)
  • Vimy Memorial– Canada's Vimy Memorial, located approximately 8 kilometres to the north-east of Arras, France. May the sacrifice of so many never be forgotten. (J. Stephens)
  • Memorial– Inscription - Vimy Memorial … Private Cyril Gordon Hensler is also commemorated on the Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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