Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Albert Henry Rackliff

In memory of:

Private Albert Henry Rackliff

June 2, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

109556

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

March 2, 1879

Husband of Florence Maud Rackliff, of 120, Beulah Rd., Norwood, South Australia.

Commemorated on Page 151 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Sp. Mem. G. 25.

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 Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of ALBERT HENRY RACKLIFF– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Grave Marker– Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of ALBERT HENRY RACKLIFF– 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)
  • Photo of ALBERT HENRY RACKLIFF– The Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery, located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Photo of Albert Rackliff– Taken before heading to Europe

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