Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ernest Boyle

In memory of:

Private Ernest Boyle

March 22, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

651040

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 29, 1895

Son of Richard Edwin and Harriet Boyle, of 23, Catherine St., St. Thomas, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. C. 17.

Location:

Aix-Noulette is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 13 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. From Arras take the D937 towards Bethune. At Aix-Noulette, turn right at the church. The AIX-NOULETTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION are a few hundred metres on the left side of the road to Bully-Grenay.

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 877 of 934.
  • Southampton Cenotaph – Ernest Boyle was born in Guelph Ontario on January 29th, 1895, but his Attestation lists his "next-of-kin" as Mr. R. Boyle, a resident of Southampton, Ontario.  Prior to the war, Boyle was a sailor. Ernest Boyle is remembered on the Southampton Cenotaph.  He enlisted in the CEF on December 20th, 1915 in Walkerton, Ontario.  The Southampton Cenotaph includes plaques with the names of men from World Wars 1 & 2.  The WWI list is inscribed:  "In grateful remembrance of the men of Southampton who fought and died in the Great War".
  • Enlistment Cards – Records are property of the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre.

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