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Robert Earle Napier

In memory of:

Private Robert Earle Napier

November 13, 1915

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)


26th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of William R. and Mary E. Napier, of 118, Duke St., Saint John, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 30 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:

I. C. 30.


Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of Robert Napier– Inscription in ink on back reads "Pte. R.E. Napier, 26 Battalion, 2nd Contingent, now in Belgium" (dated in pencil on back May 24, 1915). Photographer's imprint at bottom reads "The Reid Studio, St. John, N.B.".

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