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Philias Poirier

In memory of:

Private Philias Poirier

February 2, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)


26th Bn.

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 149 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

II. B. 22.


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

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  • Photo of Philias Poirier– Private Philias Poirier was one of four of Octave Poirier's sons who enlisted in the CEF. Of those four sons, Philias and Joseph were killed in action and Arthur and Emile were both wounded in action.

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