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James Clarence McRobert

In memory of:

Private James Clarence McRobert

August 3, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

141489

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 1, 1895

Son of Mrs. Margaret McRobert, of 252, Brock St., Brantford, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 130 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. F. 2.

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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  • Photo of James Clarence McRobert– James Clarence McRobert
  • Photo of J.C. McRobert and two friends– JC McRobert seated, along with two unidentified friends from the 4th battalion. Photo taken in England 1916.
  • 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– Grave marker ... 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. (J. Stephens 2010)
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