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James MacDougall

In memory of:

Sergeant James MacDougall

April 20, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

53365

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 3, 1885

Son of Duncan and Margaret MacDougall, of Greenock, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 125 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

J. 5.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death– Circumstances of Death Register: "Killed in Action." He went into the trenches with his Company on the night of April 20th, 1916, and shortly afterwards he was killed by a sniper's bullet.
  • Dickebushe Cemetery's Entrance
  • Grave Marker

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