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Sunta Gougersing

In memory of:

Private Sunta Gougersing

October 19, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

65400

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

24th Bn

Additional Information


Son of Bhola Singh, Santa, of Janbal, Phillour Tahsil, Jullundur District; husband of Musammat Bishn Kaur, of Janbal, India.

Commemorated on Page 16 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:

X. D. 5.

Location:

LA LAITERIE MILITARY CEMETERY is located 7 Km south of Ieper town centre on the Kemmelseweg (N331), connecting Ieper to Kemmel. 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 level crossing. The cemetery is located on the right hand side of the road, 5 km after joining the Kemmelseweg.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Grave Marker– Canadian Sikh soldier Sunta Gougersingh’s (Goojar Singh) grave at La Laiterie Military Cemetery, Kemmel, Belgium. March 2011. Photo by David R. Gray. Copyright Grayhound Information Services. The script is in the Gumurki language and reads: “God is one” and “Victory is to God.”
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker of Sunta Gougersing, shown as Goojar Singh.
  • Inscription– Grave Marker details of Sunta Gougersing, shown as Goojar Singh.
  • Grave marker– 1 May 2019, CEFRG (Canadian Expedtionary Force Researcg Group), https://cefrg.ca

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