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Alexander Cyrs

In memory of:

Private Alexander Cyrs

August 5, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

414563

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 28, 1880
Magdelen Islands, Quebec

Enlistment:

May 3, 1915
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

Son of Nazan Cyr; husband of Mary Cyrs of Westville, Pictou County, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 74 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:

I. Q. 26.

Location:

MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY is located 2 Kilometres east of Ieper town centre, on the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. The MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY is located 800 metres along the Meenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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