Canadian Virtual War Memorial

David Scobie

In memory of
Private
David Scobie
January 3, 1916

Military Service:

Service Number:
412876
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Division:
20th Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
February 17, 1890

Commemorated on Page 159 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. D. I.
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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  • Newspaper Clipping – Pte. David Scobie is mentioned in this article as one of the heroes from Chesley, Ontario.

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