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Leslie Elderkin

In memory of:

Sergeant Leslie Elderkin

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

406076

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, Supplement to the London Gazette dated 21 December 1916. 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

June 18, 1892
Stanguard, Huntingdon, England

Enlistment:

April 16, 1915
Hamilton, Ontario

Son of James and Beatrice Elderkin, of Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 233 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. A. 5.

Location:

Thelus is a village 7 kilometres north of Arras and BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY is about half a mile east of the village on the south side of the D49 road to Bailleul-sire-Berthoult.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Grave Marker– Photo taken by the International Wargraves Photography Project
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Bois Carre British Cemetery located on Vimy Ridge at the eastern edge of the town of Thelus, France. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Bois Carre British Cemetery– The Bois Carre British Cemetery located on Vimy Ridge at the eastern edge of the town of Thelus, France. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Temporary Grave Marker– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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