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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John McClean

In memory of:

Private John McClean

April 23, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

20795

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

10th Bn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 25 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. M. 32.

Location:

POPERINGHE OLD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 10.5 Km west of Ieper town centre, in the town of Poperinge itself. From Ieper Poperinge is reached via N308. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then directly over two small roundabouts in the J.Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the town of Poperinge the left hand turning from the N308 leads onto the R33 Poperinge ring road. 1 Km along the N33 lies the right hand turning onto Deken De Bolan.The POPERINGHE OLD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 200 metres from the ring road level with the junction with Polenlaan, on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Pte. John McClean was a resident of Kilkenny, Ireland when he emigrated to Canada. His name is mentioned on the memorial plaque located within Kilkenny's St. Canice (Church of Ireland) Cathedral. Photo by Bob Richardson.

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