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Edgar Charles Drury

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Edgar Charles Drury

April 1, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

109122

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

October 17, 1892

Son of George William and Janet Florence Drury, of "The Lozells," Lisvane, Llanishen, Cardiff.

Commemorated on Page 80 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:

I. F. 1.

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

  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Don to Drzewiecki. Microform Sequence 29; Volume Number 31829_B016738. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 173. Page 1039 of 1076.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star March 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star March 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram April 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Mentioned at bottom of article. From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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