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Roderick Arthur Bruce

In memory of:

Private Roderick Arthur Bruce

May 31, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

81115

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Mr. D. R. and Mrs. A. E. Bruce, of Greencourt, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 60 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. F. 15.

Location:

RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (Transport Farm) is located 2 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Komenseweg, a road connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). 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. The cemetery itself is located 1.2 Km along the Komenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Brubacher to Bunyan. Mircoform Sequence 15; Volume Number 31829_B016724; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 159 Page 45 of 668
  • Railway Dugouts Burial Ground– The Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery, located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Stone of Remembrance– Stone of Remembrance, Railway Dugouts Burial Ground. Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens.
  • Cemetery– Cemetery, Railway Dugouts Burial Ground. Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker, Railway Dugouts Burial Ground. Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens.

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