Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Gerbig

In memory of
Private
John Gerbig
December 20, 1915

Military Service:

Service Number:
53918
Age:
28
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Division:
18th Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
October 4, 1887

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Gerbig, of 29, Brubacher St., Kitchener, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 15 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. 4.
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.

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