Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Michel Hubert Alexander Spruyt De Bay

In memory of:

Lieutenant Michel Hubert Alexander Spruyt De Bay

June 2, 1916

Military Service


Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Son of John and Jessie Spruyt de Bay, of 21, rue Africaine, St. Gilles, Brussels, Belgium. Native of England.

Commemorated on Page 76 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XI. A. II.

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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  • Newspaper clipping– Newspaper clipping from Daily Telegraph of May 19, 1915. Image taken from web address of http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ww1-archive/11608876/Daily-Telegraph-May-19-1915.html
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Davy to Detro. Microform Sequence 27; Volume Number 31829_B016736. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 171. Page 323 of 1036.

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