Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Walter Eyre Curry

In memory of
Major
Walter Eyre Curry
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Age:
26
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Division:
3rd Bn.

Additional Information:

Son of James Walter Curry, K.C., M.P.P., and Amy Mae (Eyre) Curry, of 26, Queen St. East. Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 224 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VI. C. 10.
Location:
Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of WALTER EYRE CURRY – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of WALTER EYRE CURRY – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of Walter Eyre Curry – From "The War Book of Upper Canada College", edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Memorial Tablet – Major Walter Eyre Curry is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet. It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during  the First World War.  Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Memorial Plaque – Memorial Plaque for Major Walter Eyre Curry.  Located in The Church of the Redeemer (Anglican) at 162 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Montage – The Church of the Redeemer (Anglican), Bloor Street, Toronto, Ontario.  Two 
World War One memorial plaques are located in the west transept next to War Memorial stained glass windows (1920).
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Royal Canadian Yacht Club Memorial – The Royal Canadian Yacht Club World War One Memorial, Toronto, Ontario.  
Images of the 1926 unveiling ceremony and the names listed on the side 
panels of the sun dial memorial. This unveiling and the photographs were 
presented in a special edition booklet entitled "In Memoriam 1914-1918".
  • Newspaper clipping
  • Photo of WALTER EYRE CURRY – Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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