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John Aylesford Hawkes

In memory of:

Private John Aylesford Hawkes

October 21, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

687312

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

47th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of John Aylesford Hawkes and Edith Hawkes, of Vancouver, British Columbia. Enlisted in 172nd Rocky Mountain Rangers.

Commemorated on Page 253 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. F. 14.

Location:

BELGIAN BATTERY CORNER CEMETERY is located 2 Km south west of Ieper town centre, on a road called Omloopstraat, a road leading from the Dikkebusseweg. From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375), is reached via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J. Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M. Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. 1.5 Km along the Dikkebusseweg is the right hand turning onto the Frezenbergstraat. 200 metres further on the right hand side is Omloopstraat. The BELGIAN BATTERY CORNER CEMETERY is located immediately on the right hand side of the Omloopstraat.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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