The Royal Canadian Regiment and
The First World War - 1914-1919

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery is located 12 Kms west of Ieper town centre, on the Boescheepseweg, a road leading from the N308 connecting Ieper to Poperinge. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308) is reached via Elverdingsestraat, then over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching Poperinge, the N308 joins the left hand turning onto the R33, Poperinge ring road. The R33 ring continues to the left hand junction with the N38 Frans-Vlaanderenweg. 800 metres along the N38 lies the left hand turning onto Lenestraat. The next immediate right hand turning leads onto Boescheepseweg. The cemetery itself is located 2 Kms along Boescheepseweg on the right hand side of the road.

For more information - CWGC

Royal Canadians buried at the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery are listed below.

Regt. No. Rank. Given Names. Surname. Date of Death. Remarks. CVWM/CWGC Link; Grave Ref.
XXVII. AA. 13.
477183PtePatrick GeorgeCOLEMAN05-Aug-16CVWMVII. D. 25.
IX. C. 15A.
VIII. B. 2A.
477349PteFrederick WilliamGODWIN19-Aug-16CVWM
IX. C. 9.
478516PteWalterHANAM05-Jun-16 CVWM
VII. B. 27A.
477446PteJames JohnstonHUTCHISON24-Aug-16CVWM
IX. C. 20.
VIII. C. 25A.
477502PteLeonceLAGUEUX21-Apr-16 CVWM
VI. C. 15.
477547PteHarryLONG24-Apr-16 CVWM
VI. D. 9.
477564PteColin ArthurMADDISON25-Apr-16 CVWM
VI. D. 6.
477636L/CplWilliam HenryMcEWEN24-Apr-16 CVWM
VI. D. 8.
IX. C. 16.
IX. C. 7A.
477795PteAlbertROSS24-Apr-16 CVWM
VI. D. 7.
444741PteAmos ClemSAVOY28-Jun-16 CVWM
VIII. B. 26.
477853PteGeorgeSMITH16-May-16 CVWM
VI. D. 37.
454155PteAlfredWALKER24-Apr-16 CVWM
VI. D. 9A.
477980PteLeslie Norman HallamWESTON25-Apr-16 CVWM
VI. D. 6A.
477992PteWilliam WalterWHITE22-Aug-16CVWM
IX. C. 18.
733413PteDonald MackWRIGHT31-Oct-17CVWM
XXI. AA. 6.

Pte Alexander Brushett Pte Patrick Coleman Pte Henry Dearn Pte Richard Edmundson Pte Frederick Godwin Pte Walter Hanam Pte James Hutchison Pte William Jennings Pte Leonce Lagueux Pte Harry Long Pte Colin Maddison L/Cpl William McEwen L/Cpl Walter Monkman Pte Hedley Palmer Pte Albert Ross Pte Amos Savoy Pte George Smith Pte Alfred Walker Pte Leslie Weston Pte William White Pte Donald Wright

Photos by Fred, a member of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Study Group

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