Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Percival McEdis

In memory of:

Private Percival McEdis

June 2, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

113429

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Born:

February 21, 1891

Commemorated on Page 125 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

LVIII. A. 3.

Location:

POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY is located 10 Km north east of Ieper town centre on the Brugseweg (N313), a road connecting Ieper to Brugge. Two streets connect Ieper town centre onto the Brugseweg; Torhoutstraat leads from the market square onto the Kalfvaartstraat. At the end of Kalfvaartstraat is a large junction on which Brugseweg is the first right hand turning. The cemetery itself lies 10 Km along the Brugseweg on the right hand side of the road after passing through the village of Poelcapelle (now Poelkapelle).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Percival Mcedis– From "Our Heroes in The Great World War", compiled by J. H. De Wolfe, Patriotic Publishing Co., Ottawa, Ontario, 1919.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Entrance
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave marker
  • Medals– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Medal– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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