White House Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

Location:  North east of Ypres, Belgium
Visited:   See Note below "Cheltonians" buried in this Cemetery:   1
CWGC Information Sheet on this cemetery can be viewed here

Cheltonians buried in this Cemetery

Pte Edgar Gideon WICKSEY, 123rd Pioneer Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force is buried in Plot I, Row A, Grave 36.   He was killed in action, aged 28, on 10th November 1917 during the Battle of Passchendaele, Belgium.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial the St Paul's Church War Memorial and the Bethesda Church Roll of Honour.

His parents, Gideon and Mary Ann Wicksey, resided at 3 Park Place, Cheltenham.   His great-granddaughter, Mrs Jesse Melhuish,  resides in Toronto, Canada.

Pte Edgar Gideon Wicksey

123rd Pioneer Battalion CEF

1889 - 1917

Notes:

1.   Mr Aurel Sercu is acknowledged and thanked for taking the photos of the cemetery and headstone in November 2004.

 

Page last updated: 8 January 2009

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