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Duncan McKechnie

In memory of:

Private Duncan McKechnie

August 13, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

441833

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

52nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 8, 1890

Son of John and Barbara McKechnie, of Glenree, Lamlash, Ardrossan, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 127 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:

IV. M. 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

  • Grave Marker– 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– Cemetery ... Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • 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. (K. Falconer & J. Stephens 2010)
  • 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)
  • Memorial– Memorial near Sliddery, Isle of Arran, Scotland showing Duncan McKechnie's name (spelled MacKechnie on the memorial).
Image by Tom Tulloch, taken 23 August 2014.
  • Memorial– Memorial near Sliddery, Isle of Arran, Scotland.
Image by Tom Tulloch, taken 23 August 2014.
  • Attestation Papers– Attestation paper (page 1) for Duncan McKechnie.
  • Attestation Papers– Attestation paper (page 2) for Duncan McKechnie.

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