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

Poperinghe New Military Cemetery

Poperinghe New Military Cemetery is located 10.5 Kms west of Ieper town centre, in the town of Poperinge itself. From Ieper, Poperinge is reached via the N308. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then directly over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the town of Poperinge, the left hand turning from the N308 leads onto the R33 Poperinge ring road. 1 Km along the N33 lies the right hand turning onto Deken De Bolan. The cemetery is located 100 metres from the ring road level with Onze Vrouwedreef on the right hand side of the road.

For more information - CWGC

Royal Canadians buried at the Poperinghe New Military Cemetery are listed below.

Regt. No. Rank. Given Names. Surname. Date of Death. Remarks. CVWM/CWGC Link; Grave Ref.
477775PteJoseph AlfredRICHMOND24-Apr-16CVWM
I. F. 35.

Poperinghe New Military Cemetery Pte Joseph Richmond

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

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