Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward Ware Joy

In memory of
Major
Edward Ware Joy
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Age:
44
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Division:
87th Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
May 29, 1872 Halifax, Nova Scotia
Enlistment:
July 13, 1916 Truro, Nova Scotia

Husband of Bessie Joy of Truro, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 266 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
VILLERS STATION CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VIII. A. 16.
Location:
Villers-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 11 kilometres north-west of Arras. The VILLERS STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-west of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Roll of Honour – Canadian National Railways - World War One Roll of Honour. Major Edward Ware Joy enlisted in July 1916.  He had served with the 106th (Nova Scotia) Rifles, a C.E.F unit based in Truro, Nova Scotia.  This unit was later broken up for reinforcements at the front.  A Locomotive Engineer, Joy was born in the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia. His wife, Bessie Joy, was named as his next-of-kin at Truro.  In honoured memory.
  • 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles – In Memory of those who served in the 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Edward Joy – In Memory of those who served in the 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave marker

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