Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Vincent Carvery

In memory of:

Private Vincent Carvery

November 20, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

931395

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Construction Company

Division:

2nd

Additional Information


Born:

May 4, 1896

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Carvery, of Fairview, Africville, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 382 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DELSAUX FARM CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. C. 2.

Location:

Beugny is a village 19 kilometres south-west of Cambrai on the RN30 Bapaume-Cambrai road. The RD20 Haplincourt/Roquiny forms a T junction with the RN30 opposite and the Mairie at Beugny. The DELSAUX FARM CEMETERY is signposted at this point and is 1 kilometre from the T junction leaving Beugny on the RD20 in the direction of Haplincourt. The cemetery is on the left adjacent to the RD20.

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:  Canavan to Caswell. Microform Sequence 18; Volume Number 31829_B016727. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 162.  Page 843 of 1004.  

Private Carvery was shot and killed by Private Arthur Johnson (#931052).  Private Johnson was found guilty of murder and was sentenced to death.  The sentence was commuted to 15 years Penal Servitude by Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig. The sentence was promulgated on December 23, 1918 and was to expire on December 14, 1933.
  • Document – Proceedings of Court of Enquiry held on December 2, 1918 into the death of Private Vincent Carvery. 
1)	Evidence provided by Sgt. E. Bradshaw Service Number 243595.
Source Digitized Service File of Private Carvery Page 49 of 49. Library and Archives Canada Personnel Records of the First World War. http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B1557-S030
  • Document – Proceedings of Court of Enquiry held on December 2, 1918 into the death of Private Vincent Carvery.  
2) Evidence provided by Sgt. C. R. Bailey Service Number 34260
Source Digitized Service File of Private Carvery Page 49 of 49.  Library and Archives Canada Personnel Records of the First World War. http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B1557-S030
  • Document – Proceedings of Court of Enquiry held on December 2, 1918 into the death of Private Vincent Carvery.  
3) Evidence provided by Pte. R. Alexander Service Number 931612
Source Digitized Service File of Private Carvery Page 49 of 49.  Library and Archives Canada Personnel Records of the First World War. http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B1557-S030
  • Document – Proceedings of Court of Enquiry held on December 2, 1918 into the death of Private Vincent Carvery.  
4) Opinion of the Court of Enquiry. 
Source Digitized Service File of Private Carvery Page 49 of 49.  Library and Archives Canada Personnel Records of the First World War. http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B1557-S030
  • Document – The Court Martial of Private Arthur Johnson (#931052)
Source Digitized Service File of Private Arthur Johnson Page 33 of 48.  Library and Archives Canada Personnel Records of the First World War. 
http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B4850-S051

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