Language selection


Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ernest Merle Pringle

In memory of:

Private Ernest Merle Pringle

April 21, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


"A" Coy. 42nd Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Arthur and Eudora Pringle, of Stanley, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 311 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. G. 14.


Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images

  • Grave Marker– I took this image of Ernest Pringle's grave in the summer of 2011.  I am a history teacher and have been fortunate to visit my great great uncle's grave a few times with my students that I have taken overseas to visit battlefields of World War One and Two.  I was back in April 2012 and July 2015 to visit him and pay my respects.
  • Family Photo– The last known photo of Ernest with his parents Arthur and Eudora and siblings.  Arthur is seated in the back row second from the left.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers
  • Photo of Ernest Merle Pringle

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual War Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email or call us. For inquiries regarding the names and information found in the RCMP Honour Roll, please email the RCMP.

Date modified: