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William James Ernest Flanagan

In memory of:

Private William James Ernest Flanagan

August 10, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

109339

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

August 4, 1894

Son of David and Leah Flanagan, of 4, St. Anne's Rd., Toronto

Commemorated on Page 86 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XVI. B. 20.

Location:

The COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY may be approached from the A4 motorway leaving at junction Koln-Klettenberg. Follow the direction Koln-Klettenberg, turning right into the Luxemburger Strasse. At the traffic lights close to the railway crossing turn right again into the Militarring Strasse. At the second traffic lights turn left into the Oberer Komarweg, which passes under a viaduct. Turn right into the Kalscheurer Strasse. Turn right again into the first street which is the Keudenicher Strasse, this road leads to the Honinger Platz. The main entrance of 'Koln Sud Friedhof' can be seen from this Honinger Platz round- about. Entering the 'Friedhof' from the main entrance, follow the main cemetery road which leads to Cologne War Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of WILLIAM JAMES ERNEST FLANAGAN– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram June 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram July 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM JAMES ERNEST FLANAGAN– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM JAMES ERNEST FLANAGAN– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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