Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alexander Andrew McLeod

In memory of:

Private Alexander Andrew McLeod

November 20, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

633904

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

February 28, 1894

Son of Alex. W. and Sarah MacLeod, of Dalkeith, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 286 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IX. F. 6.

Location:

NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY is located 11.5 Km west of Ieper town centre on the Helleketelweg, a road leading from the N308 connecting Ieper to Poperinge. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the ring road of Poperinge, the R33 Europalaan, the left hand clockwise route circles the town of Poperinge and rejoins the N308 towards Oost Cappel. 2.5 Km around the R33 lies the left hand turning onto Helleketelweg. The cemetery itself is located 700 metres along the Helleketelweg on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Alexander McLeod – Source:  Canada's Heroes in the Great World War / Cornwall, Alexandria, Vankleek Hill, Hawkesbury and Intermediate Points.  Edited by Noah J. Gareau. Memorial Edition / Volume I.  War Publications Limited, Ottawa, Ontario, 1921.  Details included in this book may not have been verified at the time of publication.
  • Memorial – Private  ALEXANDER ANDREW MCLEOD is buried in NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY, Belgium.  This inscription to his memory is on the family grave marker in the cemetery of St. Columba Presbyterian Church, Kirk Hill, Dalkeith, Ontario.
  • Attestation Papers – Library and Archives Canada
  • Attestation Papers – Library and Archives Canada

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