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Ralph Clement Gale

In memory of:

Private Ralph Clement Gale

July 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

111184

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Born:

June 19, 1895

Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Hamilton Gale, of Young's Cove, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 412 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XV. B. 51.

Location:

The COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY may be approached from the A4 motorway leaving at junction Koln-Klettenberg. Follow the direction Koln-Klettenberg, turning right into the Luxemburger Strasse. At the traffic lights close to the railway crossing turn right again into the Militarring Strasse. At the second traffic lights turn left into the Oberer Komarweg, which passes under a viaduct. Turn right into the Kalscheurer Strasse. Turn right again into the first street which is the Keudenicher Strasse, this road leads to the Honinger Platz. The main entrance of 'Koln Sud Friedhof' can be seen from this Honinger Platz round- about. Entering the 'Friedhof' from the main entrance, follow the main cemetery road which leads to Cologne War Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Ralph Gale– Pvt. Ralph Gale. Enlisted with 6th CMR, Amherst, NS, on Apr. 21, 1915. Taken POW at Battle of Mount Sorrel, June 2, 1916. Died of Spanish Influenza, Dortmund Reserve Hospital (Munster), July 29, 1918.
  • Photo of parents– Parents of Ralph C. Gale: George Hamilton Gale (1842-1923) and Alma Kate Roberts (1853-1937), of Young's Cove, Queens Co., N.B.

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