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Albert Priestley

In memory of:

Private Albert Priestley

June 2, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

109554

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Born:

January 28, 1881

Son of Sam and Harriett Priestley, of Luddendenfoot, Yorks, England.

Commemorated on Page 150 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 VII. D. 7.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of ALBERT PRIESTLEY– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave Marker

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