Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Eric Carthy

In memory of
Private
Eric Carthy
December 26, 1915

Military Service:

Service Number:
54209
Age:
19
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Division:
18th Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
March 13, 1896

Son of Joseph and Harriet Carthy, of 7, Nelson Avenue, Kitchener, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 8 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY , Belgium
Grave Reference:
I. K. 3.
Location:
RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, on the Slijpstraat, a road leading from the Kemmelseweg. (Connecting Ieper to Kemmel N331). From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort), and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 m after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing). 4 km along the Kemmelseweg on the right hand side lies Elzenwalle Military Cemetery, which marks the junction with Slijpstraat. RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY lies 1 Km along the Slijpstraat, after a small staggered crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Eric Carthy – 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.
  • Press Clipping – Source:  The Globe, Toronto Thursday January 3 1916
  • Press Clipping – Source:  The Globe, Toronto Monday January 24 1916

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