Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Richard Stacpool Wynyard Bellhouse

In memory of:

Private Richard Stacpool Wynyard Bellhouse

March 31, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:
421103
Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

43rd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of David W. and Emma M. Bellhouse, of Winnipeg.

Commemorated on Page 53 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Sp. Mem. J. 13.

Location:

Maple Copse Cemetery is located 5 Km south east of Ieper town centre, 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. 2.5 Km along the Meenseweg shortly after the Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, lies the right hand turning onto Wulvestraat. About 1 Km along the Wulvestraat is the left hand turning onto Schachteweidestraat. The cemetery itself is located 2 Km along the Schachteweidestraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Richard Stacpool Wynyard Bellhouse – University of Manitoba Roll of Honour 1914-1918.  Winnipeg, 1923. Roll of the Fallen (pg. 17) - "BELLHOUSE, Richard Wynyard:  Eng. '14; Enlisted 17-5-15; Pte. Can. Engs.; Service in France; Killed in Action 31-3-16."
  • Newspaper clipping – In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Circumstances of Death – Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bell to Bernaquez.  Mircoform Sequence 8; Volume Number 31829_B016718; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 152 Page 285 of 670.
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