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Herbert Edward Digby

In memory of:

Private Herbert Edward Digby

May 7, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

75162

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

29th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 25, 1891

Son of Henry and Emma Digby, of 4513, Beatrice St., South Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 78 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

X. B. 28.

Location:

Voormezeele Enclosure No. 3 is located 4 kilometres south-west of Ieper town centre on the Ruusschaartstraat, 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 metres after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg (made prominent by a railway level crossing). Turn right onto the Kemmelseweg and follow this road to the first crossroads, turn left here into Ruusschaartstraat. The Cemetery is located 1 kilometre after this junction on the left hand side of the road just before Voormezeele Dorp.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Deuel to Domoney. Microform Sequence 28; Volume Number 31829_B016737. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 172. Page 457 of 1084.
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