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Ernest George Machon

In memory of:

Sergeant Ernest George Machon

October 21, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Engineers


10th Field Coy.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


July 31, 1884

Commemorated on Page 283 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. H. 80.


The YPRES RESERVOIR CEMETERY is located to the North West of the town. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan along for 300 meters and turn right into M.Plumerlaan. The YPRES RESERVOIR CEMETERY is on the right hand side, approx 200 meters along.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of Ernest Machon– Ernest George Machon, In uniform, shortly before his death in 1917. I never knew him but from all accounts he was a loving son and brother to his family, Father George, Mother Sarah Jane, brothers Everet, Jack, George, Douglas and sister Blanche. Rest in peace Ernest.
  • Newspaper clipping– In honoured memory.

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