Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Albert Shay

In memory of:

Private Albert Shay

October 26, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

687205

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

47th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 18, 1886
Woodside, Minnesota

Enlistment:

January 5, 1916
Kamloops, British Columbia

Son of Neri A. Skeie and his wife Ingeborg, of Polk Co., Minnesota, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 324 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. A. 8.

Location:

The cemetery is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the traffic lights. Here turn right onto the dual carriageway direction Poelkapelle/A19. Carry on for about 1km over the river and you will see a sign for New Irish Farm Cemetery. Turn left here to the crossroads and turn left again, the cemetery is approx 50 metres on the right.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of Albert Shay
  • War Memorial– Kamloops Cenotaph, Memorial Park, Battle Street and 2nd Avenue, Kamloops, British Columbia.   Includes honour roll tablets listing 189 names for World War I and 92 names for World War II.  Unveiled on May 24th, 1925.   Inscribed:  C.E.F. - NOR TIME NOR TIDE CAN EVER EFFACE THE MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD.

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