Private, 58th Bn, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario
Service Number: 210439
who died on
Thursday, February 15, 1917
Son of Hiram and Ann Haisley. Husband of Nora Thelleun (Culp)
Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France
I. G. 15..
Aubigny Communal Cemetery is south of the village of Aubigny-en-Artois
and the Cemetery Extension is behind it. The village of Aubigny-en-Artois
is approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Arras on the road
to St. Pol. After turning into the village from the N.39 on the
D.75, the Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre
of the village.
Before March, 1916, Aubigny was in the area of the French Tenth
Army, and 327 French soldiers were buried in the Extension to
the West of what is now Plot IV. From March 1916 to the Armistice,
Aubigny was held by Commonwealth troops and burials were made
in the Extension until September 1918. The 42nd Casualty Clearing
Station buried in it during the whole period, the 30th in 1916
and 1917, the 24th and 1st Canadian in 1917 (during the capture
of Vimy Ridge by the Canadian Corps) and the 57th in 1918.
The Extension now contains 2,771 Commonwealth burials of the
First World War and seven from the Second World War. There are
also 227 French burials made prior to March 1916, and 64 German
The Extension was designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield.
Commemorated on Page Page 249 of the First World War Book
of Remembrance. The Book of Remembrance is in the Memorial Chamber,
which occupies the second level of the Peace Tower in the Houses
of Parliament, Ottawa.