Language selection

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

David Bruce Farquhar

In memory of:

Private David Bruce Farquhar

April 26, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

117243

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regt.)

Citation(s):

Victory Medal and British War Medal

Additional Information


Born:

August 11, 1882

Enlistment:

January 25, 1915
Calgary, Alberta

Son of John and Georgina B. Farquhar, of Wick, Caithness, Scotland; husband of Isabella Tait Bain Farquhar (deceased 12 August 1915). He enlisted in the 12th Canadian Mounted Rifles. Father of John B. Farquhar of McMillar House, Wick, Scotland and Roy, Bruce, Vina, Marvin and Donald if Calgary, Alberta, Canada who were placed under the guardianship of James P. and Barbara Bain, Calgary, Alberta, after the death of their mother. Private Farquhar listed his civilian occupation as carpenter.

Commemorated on Page 84 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Sp. Mem. H. 7.

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

Send us your images
  • Newspaper Clipping– Clipping from Calgary Daily Herald May 10, 1916.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Clipping from Calgary Daily Herald May 11, 1916.
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email vac.cvwm-mvgc.acc@canada.ca or call us.

Date modified: