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Harold James Best

In memory of:

Private Harold James Best

June 4, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

111034

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

December 18, 1895
Waterville, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

March 30, 1915
Amherst, Nova Scotia

Son of Mrs. R. D. Best, of Bill Town, King's County, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 54 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.4 XI. C. 62.

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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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Bernard to Binyon. Mircoform Sequence 9; Volume Number 31829_B016719; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 153 Page 225 of 652
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