Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alexander Ralph Eby

In memory of
Private
Alexander Ralph Eby
March 21, 1915

Military Service:

Service Number:
13627
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)
Division:
5th Battalion

Additional Information:

Born:
August 3, 1890

Private Alexander Ralph Eby was the Grandson of Menno Eby and Elizabeth Sophia Becker of Waterloo County, Ontario. He was born in 1891. He moved to a homestead in Saskatchewan in 1909 and in August 1914 he enlisted at Swift Current, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 13 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
RUE-DAVID MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
II. A. 44.
Location:
Fleurbaix is a village about 5 kilometres south-west of Armentieres. RUE-DAVID MILITARY CEMETERY lies to the south-east of the village. Leave Fleurbaix heading towards Armentieres, 300 metres from the centre of Fleurbaix turn right towards Bois Grenier. After a further 1 kilometre turn right again, follow the road round a sharp left hand bend, and the Cemetery is approximately 500 metres further on.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Third Annual Report of the Waterloo Historical Society, 1915.
http://www.archive.org/details/1913volume00wateuoft
  • Photo of Alexander Ralph Eby – Alexander Ralph Eby, 1891-1915. Pte. First Can. Contingent B.E.F. No. 13627, 2nd Infantry Brigade, 4th Company, 5th Batt'n.
Killed in action, in France, March 21st 1915. First native of Waterloo Tp. victim of war. The photographer, Levi R. Yost, operated a photography studio at 175 King Street West in Berlin, Ontario, from 1915 to 1920. His studio was located at 12 King Street West, Berlin in 1912.
  • Photo of Alexander Ralph Eby – In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Waterloo Memorial Booklet – In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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