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Percy McCorvie

In memory of:

Private Percy McCorvie

June 6, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

446742

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

5th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 19, 1885
Blenheim, Ontario

Son of Mrs. David H. Brown (formerly McCorvie), of Chatham, Ontario, and John McCorvie.

Commemorated on Page 123 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:

V. C. 2.

Location:

LARCH WOOD (RAILWAY CUTTING) CEMETERY is located 4 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Komenseweg, connecting Ieper to Komen (N366). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto Komenseweg. About 2.7 Km along the Komenseweg lies the left hand turning onto the cemetery, which is located 400 metres along a rough single tracked road to an ungated railway crossing, immediately adjacent to the site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press June 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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