Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Wagner McFarland

In memory of:

Private John Wagner McFarland

June 2, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

447456

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regt.)

Additional Information


Son of John and Elsie McFarland, of Mulgrave Lodge, Kingstown, Co. Dublin, Ireland.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

LVI. A. 1.

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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  • Entrance
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave marker
  • Photo of John Wagner McFarland– In memory of the employees from the Canadian Bank Of Commerce (CIBC) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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