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Stanley Brooks

In memory of:

Corporal Stanley Brooks

August 21, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

163794

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

75th Bn

Additional Information


Born:

February 28, 1897

Son of Thomas and Maria Brooks, of 45, Pieton St. East, Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 59 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. W. 1.

Location:

RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, on the Slijpstraat, a road leading from the Kemmelseweg. (Connecting Ieper to Kemmel N331). From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort), and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 m after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing). 4 km along the Kemmelseweg on the right hand side lies Elzenwalle Military Cemetery, which marks the junction with Slijpstraat. RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY lies 1 Km along the Slijpstraat, after a small staggered crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Grave Marker– Photo of grave marker
courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England.

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