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Douglas Upton Cameron

In memory of:

Major Douglas Upton Cameron

October 30, 1917

Military Service


Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regt.)

Additional Information


Youngest son of Alexander and Sarah Wood Cameron, of Lancaster, Ontario; husband of Catherine M. Sutherland Cameron.

Commemorated on Page 212 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. K. 3.

Location:

POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located 10.5 Km west of Ieper town centre, in the town of Poperinge itself. From Ieper Poperinge is reached via N308. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then directly 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 town of Poperinge the left hand turning from the N308 leads onto the R33 Poperinge ring road. 1 Km along the N33 lies the right hand turning onto Deken De Bolan. The POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located 100 metres from the ring road level with Onze Vrouwedreef on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Major Douglas Upton Cameron is buried in Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium.  This inscription to his memory is on the family grave marker in the Alexandria United Church Cemetery, Alexandria, Ontario.
  • Attestation Paper (front)– Attestation Paper
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  • Attestation Paper (back)– Attestation Paper
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  • Grave marker

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