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David Dewar

In memory of:

Corporal David Dewar

March 16, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

A/450

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Son of David Dewar, of 13, Ana St., Kirkcaldy, Scotland, and the late Helen Dewar.

Commemorated on Page 77 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. A. 15.

Location:

DRANOUTRE MILITARY CEMETERY is located 11.5 Km south of Ieper town centre, on a road leading from the Dikkebusseweg (N375). From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg 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 passing through the village of Dikkebus the road continues for 6 Km to the village of Loker. Continuing through the village of Loker the road becomes Lokerstraat which runs for 2 Km to the village of Dranouter. 50 metres before Dranouter village lies a right hand turning into a semi residential area. The DRANOUTRE MILITARY CEMETERY is located 50 metres after this turning on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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Wilf Schofield, England

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