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Clifton Manbank Horsey

In memory of:

Lieutenant Clifton Manbank Horsey

April 22, 1916

Military Service


Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

13th Battalion

Additional Information


Son of John Haydn and Jessie Arnold Massey Horsey, of 598 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 105 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. A. 28.

Location:

VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km west of Ieper town centre, on the Hospitaalstraat, which is a road leading from the Poperingseweg. (Connecting Ieper to Poperinge). (* Vlamertinge is the modern spelling of Vlamertinghe) From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then straight over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the village of Vlamertinge the cemetery is located on the Hospitaalstraat, which is the second right turning after the village church. The VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY lies 50 metres along the Hospitaalstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Photo of Clifton M. Horsey– 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.
  • Honor Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. 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.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  The Globe Toronto Wednesday April 26 1916
  • Attestation Paper (front)
  • Attestation Paper (back)
  • Memorial Tablet– Clifton M. Horsey 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– 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. 823 Lieut Clifton Manbank Horsey (RMC 1912) was the son of John Haydn and Jessie Arnold Massey Horsey, of Montreal, Quebec. He served with the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment), 13th Battalion. He died on Apr 22, 1916. He was buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium
  • 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.

823 Lieut Clifton Manbank Horsey (RMC 1912) was the son of John Haydn and Jessie Arnold Massey Horsey, of 598 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec. He served with the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment) 13th Battalion. He died on Apr 22, 1916 at 25 years of age. He was buried in the Vlamertinge military cemetery in Belgium.
  • Memorial Staircase– Memorial Stairway, Royal Military College of Canada
  • Memorial Stained Glass– 823 Lieut Clifton Manbank Horsey (RMC 1912) was the son of John Haydn and Jessie Arnold Massey Horsey, of Montreal, Quebec. He served with the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment), 13th Battalion. He died on Apr 22, 1916. He was buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium.
  • Memorial Arch– Memorial arch, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Monument– Lt. Clifton M. Horsey's name was included on the Horsey family monument located in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Toronto, Ontario. Photo taken in 2003.
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave marker
  • Grave Marker

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