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Richard Wingate

In memory of:

Sapper Richard Wingate

October 24, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

841445

Age:

17

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Division:

"B" Coy. 9th

Additional Information


Born:

September 14, 1897

Son of Mrs. Fanny Wingate, of 311, Carrier Rd., Montreal.

Commemorated on Page 352 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY (ENCLOSURE 4)
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Enclosure No.2 II. A. 22.

Location:

BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY ENCLOSURE NO.4 is located 2.5 Km south of Ieper town centre. The cemetery lies on the Rijselseweg (N365), the road connecting Ieper to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg. The cemetery itself is located 2 Km after this crossroads on the left hand side of the Rijselseweg.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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