Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Otway Boger

In memory of
Captain
William Otway Boger
August 10, 1918

Military Service:

Age:
22
Force:
Air Force
Unit:
Royal Air Force
Division:
56th Sqdn.
Honours and Awards:
Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information:

Son of Henry Western Otway Boger and Sarah Elizabeth Boger.

Commemorated on Page 370 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
N/A
Location:
The Arras Flying Services Memorial is in the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, which is in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle in the western part of the town of Arras, near the Citadel, approximately 2 kilometres due west of the railway station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers – Source:  Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Blampie to Booth; Mircoform Sequence 11; Volume Number 131829_B016720; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 155 Page 385 of 762
  • Newspaper Clipping – In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Circumstances of Death Registers – In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of William Boger – Submitted by Operation Picture Me
  • Arras Flying Services Memorial
  • Inscription
  • Plaque – Captain William Otway Boger alumni of the Royal Military College of Canada  1914 #1016. He served with the Royal Air Force 56th Squadron. He was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross. He died on Aug 10, 1918.
  • Memorial Arch – Captain William Otway Boger was the son of Henry Western Otway Boger and Sarah Elizabeth Boger. He was cadet 1016 in the class of 1914 at the Royal Militart College of Canada. He served with the Lord Strathcona's Horse and Royal Air Force 56th Squadron. He was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross. He died on Aug 10, 1918 at 22 years of age. He is remembered on the Arras Flying Services Memorial in Pas de Calais, France. As an ex-cadet, he is named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada.
  • Stained Glass Window – On their 50th anniversary, the class of 1915 at the Royal Military College of Canada have placed this memorial stained glass window to honour their fallen comrades.
  • Plaque – Pro Deo Et Patria Erected by the Royal Military College Club of Canada Anno Domini 1923. Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada.

1016 Captain William Otway Boger (RMC 1914) was the son of Henry Western Otway Boger and Sarah Elizabeth Boger. He served with the Lord Strathcona's Horse and Royal Air Force 56th Squadron. He was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross. He died on Aug 10, 1918 at 22 years of age. He is remembered on the Arras Flying Services Memorial in Pas de Calais, France.
  • Memorial Doll – Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
  • Memorial – Memorial stair, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario

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