Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Victor Maitland Hobday

In memory of:

Captain Victor Maitland Hobday

June 7, 1917

Military Service


Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)

Division:

11th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Col. E. A. P. Hobday, C.M.G. (Royal Artillery), and Mrs. N. Hobday (nee Pottinger).

Commemorated on Page 578 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VII. N. 5.

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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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of July 6, 1917. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y179uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Grave Marker– Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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