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John Corby

In memory of:

Driver John Corby

June 2, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

300292

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

5th Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

February 26, 1893

Son of Mrs. Martha J. Phillips, of 486, Cannon St. East, Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 70 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

K. 4.

Location:

DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, in the village of Dikkebus itself. ( * Dikkebus is the modern spelling of Dickebusch). From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375), is reached via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J. Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M. Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. On reaching the village of Dikkebus, the DICKEBUSH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located on the Kerkstraat, which is a small street turning left off the Dikkebusseweg. 200 metres along this street, and just beyond the village church lies the cemetery. This cemetery lies opposite Dickebusch New Military Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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