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John Cornelius Roberts

In memory of:

Sapper John Cornelius Roberts

June 14, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

264691

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 21, 1873

Son of James C. and Margaret Roberts, of 4409, Visgar St., Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. Army Pensioner, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 317 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. D. 27.

Location:

KANDAHAR FARM CEMETERY is located 10.5 Km south of Ieper town centre on the Niewkerkestraat (N314), a road leading from the N365 connecting Ieper to Wijtschate, Mesen (Messines) and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg. On reaching the town of Mesen the first right hand turning leads onto the Nieuwkerkestraat (N314), which carries on to Nieuwkerke, via the village of Wulvergem. The KANDAHAR FARM CEMETERY lies 1 Km after passing through the village of Wulvergem, on the left hand side of Nieuwkerkestraat.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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