Canadian Virtual War Memorial
In memory of
December 20, 1915
- Service Number:
- Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
- 18th Bn.
- October 4, 1887
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Gerbig, of 29, Brubacher St., Kitchener, Ontario.
- RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY , Belgium
- Grave Reference:
- I. K. 4.
- 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.
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