The Royal Canadian Regiment and
The First World War - 1914-1919

Maple Copse Cemetery

Maple Copse Cemetery is located 5 Kms south-east of Ieper town centre, a road leading from 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. 2.5 Kms along the Meenseweg shortly after Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, lies the right hand turning onto Wulvestraat. 1 Km along the Wulvestraat is the left hand turning onto Schachteweidestraat. The cemetery itself is located 2 Kms along the Schachteweidestraat on the right hand side of the road.

For more information - CWGC

Royal Canadians buried at the Maple Copse Cemetery are listed below.

Regt. No. Rank. Given Names. Surname. Date of Death. Remarks. CVWM/CWGC Link; Grave Ref.
477326PteFrank ReginaldFENNINGS10-May-16CVWM
Sp. Mem. E. 11.
478051PteFrederick FreemanLAING11-May-16CVWM
Sp. Mem. C. 25.
477658PteJoseph Harold McNEIL18-Apr-16CVWM
Sp. Mem. A. 11.

Pte Frederick Laing

Photo by Maj Greg Miller, The RCR.

Maple Copse Cemetery Maple Copse Cemetery Maple Copse Cemetery Pte John Linton Pte John Linton Pte John Linton

Photos by Fred, a member of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Study Group

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