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George Runcie

In memory of:

Sapper George Runcie

February 13, 1919

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Engineers


Inland waterways and docks

Additional Information

Son of Charles and Elizabeth Runcie, of Aberdeen.

Commemorated on Page 596 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

Q. 272.


This cemetery is within the Old Cairo cemetery area, which is situated approximately 5 kilometres south east of the centre of Cairo,and visitors can best reach the CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY by private car. The general cemetery area is on the south side of the road Salah Salem, which runs west/east from the River Nile towards the green park area approximately 2 kilometres beyond and eventually towards the Citadel. The CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY is surrounded by a high wall and the double entrance gates are along Sharia Abu Safein. This road is parallel with the railway line which runs south from Cairo main station and both railway and Sharia Abu Safein cross over the main road. Access up to Sharia Abu Safein is by using the northside ramp above the main road underpass, on the east side of the railway.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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