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Robert Scully

In memory of:

Private Robert Scully

November 7, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

195275

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 14, 1894

Husband of Roxie E. Castle James (formerly Scully), of 1603, Erie St. East, Windsor, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 323 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

X. E. 18.

Location:

Passchendaele (Passendale) New British Cemetery lies 10.5 Kms north-east of Ieper town centre on the S'Graventafelstraat, a road leading from St Jan to Passendale. Two roads connect Ieper town centre onto the Zonnebeekseweg; the Torhoutstraat leads from the market square onto a small roundabout. At the roundabout the first right turn is Basculestraat. At the end of Basculestraat, there is a crossroads and Zonnebeekseweg is the turning to the left. 7 Kms along the Zonnebeekseweg, in the village of Zonnebeke, lies the left hand turning onto the Langemarkstraat (further on this street name changes to Zonnebekestraat). 2 Kms along this road, and after passing Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, lies the right hand turning onto the 'S Graventafelstraat. 4 Kms along the 'S Graventafelstraat, and after passing the New Zealand Memorial, lies the cemetery on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Pte. Robert Scully's name was included on the Matthews-Blackwell Ltd. 1914 - 1918 Roll of Honour. He indicated on his military attestation that he was a butcher.  Matthews-Blackwell operated meat packing plants in Brantford, Hull, Montreal, Peterborough and Toronto. Image source:  The Standard / Canada's Aid to the Allies and Peace Memorial.  Edited by Frederick Yorston. Published by the Montreal Standard Publishing Co., Ltd., Montreal.  This large Souvenir Edition magazine included Rolls of Honour for various prominent Canadian businesses.
  • Cemetery Entrance– Entrance … Passchendaele New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Cemetery … Passchendaele New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker … Passchendaele New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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