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Matthew Rae

In memory of:

Private Matthew Rae

March 19, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


July 10, 1892
Uddingston, Scotland

Son of the Rev. Frank Rae and Bessie A. Rae, of The Manse, Unionville, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 312 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:

A. 56.


KORTRIJK (ST. JAN) COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 28 Km east of Ieper town centre on the N8 Meenseweg. From Ieper Kortrijk is reached via the N8 Meenseweg which is a continuous road running from Ieper to Kortrijk via Menen (Menin) and Wevelgem. On reaching the town of Kortrijk the N8 crosses the R8 ring road. 2 Km beyond this landmark lies the cemetery on the left hand side of the road. The Commission plot is located at the back side of the cemetery, furthest away from the main road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honour Roll– "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", 1921.
  • Photo of Matthew Rae– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • 1914-15 Star– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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