Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward David Patrick Corridan

In memory of:

Private Edward David Patrick Corridan

August 8, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

16221

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Edward and Mary Ann Corridan (nee Meehan).

Commemorated on Page 10 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. C. 55.

Location:

BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION is located 12.5 kilometres south of Ieper town centre on the N365 leading from Ieper to Mesen (Messines), Ploegsteert and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg (N336). 3.5 kilometres along the N336 lies a fork junction with the N365. The N365 which forms the right hand fork leads to the town of Mesen. The BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION lies 3 kilometres beyond Mesen on the right hand side of the N365 and opposite Hyde Park Corner Royal Berks Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Edward David Patrick Corridan– From "Our Heroes in The Great World War", compiled by J. H. De Wolfe, Patriotic Publishing Co., Ottawa, Ontario, 1919.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CORBI TO COZNI.  Microform Sequence 23; Volume Number 31829_B016732. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 167.  Page 203 of 900.
  • Entrance
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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