Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Brough

In memory of:

Private John Brough

April 12, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

405605

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

20th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 19, 1895

Son of John and Margaret Brough.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. C. 4.

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.

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  • Photo of John Brough – Served with the 35th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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