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Ernest George Morcombe

In memory of:

Corporal Ernest George Morcombe

June 17, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

16966

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 1, 1882

Son of James and Susan Morcombe, of Boscombe, Bournemouth, England.

Commemorated on Page 29 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WOBURN ABBEY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 9.

Location:

Cuinchy is a village midway between Bethune and La Bassee. WOBURN ABBEY CEMETERY lies to the south-west of the village towards the village of Cambrin. From the church in Cuinchy head south on the D166, after 300 metres turn left. The cemetery is a further 200 metres from the junction on the left hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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