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Joseph Craig

In memory of:

Private Joseph Craig

April 26, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

81186

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 6, 1891

Son of Robert and Margaret Craig, of Greyabbey, Co. Down, lreland.

Commemorated on Page 72 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WOODS CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

II. E. 5.

Location:

WOODS CEMETERY is located 4 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Verbrandemolenstraat a road leading from the Komenseweg, connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto Komenseweg. 2.5 Km along the Komenseweg lies the right hand turning onto the Vaartstraat. 900 metres along the Vaartstraat lies the left hand turning onto the Verbrandemolenstraat. 400 metres along the Verbrandemolenstraat a short distance from the road is the WOODS CEMETERY. Visitors to this site should note the 100 metre grassed access path leading to the cemetery which is not accessable by vehicle.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper clipping– James Craig, Amongst His Brothers In Arms. Lest We Forget.

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