Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward Joseph Lee

In memory of:

Private Edward Joseph Lee

July 27, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

442902

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

September 27, 1882

Son of John and Catherine Lee, of Manchester; husband of Mary Jane Lee, of Hulme, Manchester, England.

Commemorated on Page 117 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. C. 7.

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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  • Home– View of Edward outside house in Rossland, BC, before departure to Europe for the 'Great War'. Taken with wife Mary and daughter Edna.
  • Menin Gate Memorial– View of Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium. Location of Last Post ceremony every evening at 20:00. View towards location of many Canadian names.
  • 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)
  • Cemetery– Railway Dugouts Cemetry: Graves of fallen servicemen from many nations. Just a partial view.
  • 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)
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker ... Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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