Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Sydney Arthur Guylee

In memory of:

Private Sydney Arthur Guylee

November 24, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

164274

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

73rd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Joseph William and Mary Ann Guylee, of Paris, Ontario. Native of Lincoln, England.

Commemorated on Page 96 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION (ROUEN)
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

O. II. U. 3.

Location:

The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery. The cemetery covers an area of 49,885 square metres. The War Stone is on the boundary of the original Cemetery and the Extension, facing the City of Rouen War Memorial. The Cross is raised on a terrace on the further side of the Extension. The Chapel, cruciform and surmounted by a dome, is in the middle of the Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Article - the newspaper has misspelled Private Guylee's surname.
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)– Brantford Courier December 16, 1916.
  • Paris War Memorial– Paris Ontario War Memorial. An unveiling and dedication ceremony was conducted at the memorial on November 11th, 1930. The memorial was unveiled by Mrs. R. Baldwin, mother of Nursing Sister Dorothy Baldwin. A dedicatory address was made by Lt.-Col. the Ven. Archdeacon F. G. Scott, D.S.O. (Canon Scott). Bands of the 10th Brant Dragoons and the 1st Dufferin Rifles assisted in the service. The memorial was designed and built by the Hunter Granite Works, Simcoe, Ontario. It is inscribed: 1914 - 1918 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF PARIS WHO FELL AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR.
  • Roll of Honour– This Roll of Honour appeared in the pamphlet distributed at the Paris Ontario War Memorial's unveiling and dedication ceremony on November 11th, 1930.

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