9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
21/04/1918 (Died by accident)
Thomas John Williamson was the son of James and Hannah Williamson. He was born on 3rd February 1896, one of five children, all born in the Lisfearty area of Clonavaddy. He enlisted in Ballygawley. Lance Corporal Thomas Williamson was awarded the Military Medal in 1917. Lance Corporal Thomas John Williamson was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died as the result of an accident on 21st April 1918 in France. He was 22 years old.
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.