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Clarence Verne Boyd

In memory of:

Sergeant Clarence Verne Boyd

September 30, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

500607

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

4th Signal Coy.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, Supplement to London Gazette dated 24 January 1919.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

October 13, 1894
Euphrasea, Grey County, Ontario

Enlistment:

October 21, 1915
Toronto, Ontario

Son of James Boyd, of Meaford, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 372 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 9.

Location:

Duisans and Etrun are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 9 kilometres west of Arras. The DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY lies in Etrun but takes its name from the nearer village of Duisans. It is one kilometre north of Duisans on the D339 road off the Route nationale N39 (Arras-St Pol), in the angle of the Arras Habarcq road and a track leading to Haute-Avesnes.

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: Border to Boys. Mircoform Sequence 12; Volume Number 131829_B016721; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 156 Page 791 of 934.
  • Monument– Sgt. Clarence Verne Boyd's name is included on his family monument at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Inscription
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England.

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