Commonwealth War Graves Commission

In Memory of

FREDERICK WILLIAM PERCY HAM

Gunner
28731
51st Div. Ammunition Col., Royal Field Artillery
who died on
Thursday, 6th September 1917. Age 27.

Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrst. J. Ham, of 142, Cyfarthfa St., Roath, Cardiff

Commemorative Information

Cemetery: CANADA FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference/
Panel Number:
II. H. 38.
Location: Canada Farm Cemetery is located 8.5 kilometres north-west of Ieper town centre, on the Elzendammestraat, a road leading from the Veurnseweg (N8) connecting Ieper to Elverdinge and on to Veurne. From Ieper town centre the Veurnseweg (N8) is reached via Elverdingsestraat, then turning right onto Haiglaan. Veurnseweg is a continuation of Haiglaan. On reaching the village of Elverdinge the Steentjesmolenstraat, N333, leads towards Poperinge. 2 kilometres along the Steentjesmolenstraat lies the right hand turning onto Elzendammestraat. The cemetery itself is located 1 kilometre along the Elzendammestraat on the right hand side of the road.

Historical Information: Canada Farm Cemetery took its name from a farmhouse used as a dressing station during the 1917 Allied offensive on this front. Most of the burials are of men who died at the dressing station between June and October 1917. There are now 907 First World War burials in the cemetery. The cemetery was designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield.