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James Herbert McClelland

In memory of:

Wheeler James Herbert McClelland

November 11, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

310610

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

9th Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

January 9, 1889

Son of Charles and Mary McClelland, of Scarborough, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 279 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. B. 18.

Location:

RENINGHELST NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located 9.5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, in the village of Reningelst, on a road leading from the N308 Poperingseweg. 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 main crossroads in the village of Vlamertinge take the left hand turning onto the Bellestraat. After crossing the N38 Ieper Poperinge road, the village of Reningelst lies 6 Km beyond Vlamertinge. On reaching the village, turn right onto the Zevekotestraatand continue to the Reningelstplein where the churchyard is clearly visible. The Baljuwstraat leads from the Reningelstplein and the cemetery is 500 metres along this road on the left hand side. Visitors to this site should note a short grassed access path to this site which is unsuitable for vehicles.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Honour Roll– Canadian Field Artillery 1914-1918 Roll of Honour.  Original collection 
belonging to Fred Snider Hughes, 304493, a native of Toronto, Ontario.  
Hughes served as a Driver in the 33rd Battery, 9th Brigade, C.F.A.  After 
the war he was a member of the 33rd Battery Association. The names listed on 
this Honour Roll mainly include men who were at some time during the war 
connected to the 33rd or 34th Batteries.

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