Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Douglas Waterston

In memory of:

Captain Douglas Waterston

May 22, 1916

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Army Medical Corps

Division:

9th Field Amb. attd. 43rd Bn. Canadian Infantry

Additional Information


Born:

June 18, 1889
Belleville, Ontario

Enlistment:

December 22, 1915
Montreal, Québec

Son of Thomas and Charlotte Waterston, of 4468, St. Catherine St., Westmount, Montreal. B.A., M.D.; C.M. of McGill University, Montreal.

Commemorated on Page 179 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. D. 16.

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.

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  • Honor Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.

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