Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harold Ross Shearer

In memory of:

Private Harold Ross Shearer

June 2, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

475413

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Born:

August 23, 1896

Son of the Rev. William Shearer, D.D., and Isabella Reid Shearer, of Calgary, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 161 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. J. 26.

Location:

SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY is located 5 Km east of Ieper town centre, on the Canadalaan, a road leading from the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. 3 Km along the Meenseweg lies the right hand turning onto Canadalaan. The cemetery itself is located 1.5 Km along Canadalaan on the right hand side of the road. 100 metres beyond the cemetery at the end of the Canadalaan is the Hill 62 Memorial.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Gravemarker
  • Inscription on Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial
  • Newspaper clipping– Calgary Herald June 16, 1916

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