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David Reid

In memory of:

Private David Reid

October 2, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

678142

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Labour Corps

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 13, 1893

Son of William and Annie M. Reid, of 22, Sherwood Avenue, Stop 17, Younge St., Toronto. Born at Glasgow.

Commemorated on Page 314 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V. H. 14.

Location:

VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km west of Ieper town centre and to the south of the village of Vlamertinge. Vlamertinge itself is located along the Poperingseweg. (* Vlamertinge is the modern spelling of Vlamertinghe) From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then straight over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. The cemetery itself is located after turning left in the village of Vlamertinge onto the Hugo Verriestraat. This road crosses a railway and the main road N38, where the name of the street changes to Bellestraat. The VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY lies 200 metres on the left hand side of the Bellestraat, after crossing the N38. Visitors to this site should note a grassed access path which runs between two houses on the street front and is unsuitable for vehicles.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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