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Ernest Ransford McCutcheon

In memory of:

Pioneer Ernest Ransford McCutcheon

June 23, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

154983

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Additional Information


Born:

July 6, 1888

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:

VI. H. 19.

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

  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Stone of Remembrance ... Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of E.R.MC CUTCHEON– 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)
  • Photo of ERNEST RANSFORD MCCUTCHEON– The Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery, located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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