Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Herbert Victor Golden

In memory of:

Private Herbert Victor Golden

August 15, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

226573

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

August 1, 1895
Newbridge, Kildare, Ireland

Enlistment:

October 18, 1915
Kingston, Ontario

Son of William Silas Golden of Worcester Park, England.

Commemorated on Page 244 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

19.C. 16.

Location:

The CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 is about 2.5 kilometres north of the village of Neuville-St. Vaast. The village is about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The cemetery is on a spur road turning left from the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, about 1 kilometre south of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Inscription – Private Herbert Victor Golden is also commemorated on the Vimy Memorial ... Inscription - Vimy Memorial - August 2012 … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Mourning Mother – Private Herbert Victor Golden is also commemorated on the Vimy Memorial ... Mourning Mother - Vimy Memorial - August 2012 … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Vimy Memorial – Private Herbert Victor Golden is also commemorated on the Vimy Memorial ... Vimy Memorial - August 2012 … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Inscription – His name as it is inscribed on the Vimy Memorial (2010). Over 11,000 fallen Canadians having no known place of burial in France, are honoured on this Memorial. He was discovered and exhumed at a later date and now rests in a marked grave.May they never be forgotten. (J. Stephens)
  • Vimy Memorial – Canada's Vimy Memorial, located approximately 8 kilometres to the north-east of Arras, France. May the sacrifice of so many never be forgotten. (J. Stephens)
  • Cemetery – Canadian Cemetery No. 2 - The Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located on Vimy Ridge and is attached to the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker – The grave marker at the Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located by the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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