Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Dakin Freeman

In memory of:

Lance Corporal William Dakin Freeman

May 15, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

2100

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Leicestershire Regiment

Division:

1st/4th Battalion

Additional Information


Son of the Rev. John D. and Clara Freeman, of Chesham, Bucks.

Commemorated on Page 571 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PACKHORSE FARM SHRINE CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

F. 3.

Location:

Packhorse Farm Shrine Cemetery is located 9.5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, on a road leading from the Kemmelseweg N 331, which connects Ieper to Kemmel and on to Nieuwkerke. From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and straight on towards Armentieres (N336). 900 metres after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing). 2 Km after passing the village of Kemmel lies the left hand turning onto the Hooghofstraat. (Towards Wulvergem). 500 m along Hooghofstraat lies the left hand turning onto Lindestraat. The cemetery itself lies 250 m along the Lindestraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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