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Peter Johnstone

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Peter Johnstone

April 22, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

28929

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn. Canadian lnf

Additional Information


Born:

February 16, 1885
Kirkmichael, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

Son of Maxwell and Jane Johnstone, of Seaforth, Montaive, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 21 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XIV. C. 19.

Location:

The NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the traffic lights. Here turn right onto the dual carriageway direction Poelkapelle/A19. Carry on for about 1km over the river and you will see a sign for NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY. Turn left here and the cemetery is approx 50 metres on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of June 16, 1915. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist57y161uvic#mode/1up
  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the New Irish Farm Cemetery, just outside the town of Ieper (Ypres), Belgium. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Epitaph– Epitaph: 'Ready Aye Ready'
  • Cemetery– The New Irish Farm Cemetery, near the town of Ieper (Ypres), Belgium.  (J. Stephens)
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave marker

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