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William David Boag

In memory of:

Private William David Boag

August 9, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)


4th Bn.

Additional Information


July 25, 1897
Queensville, Ontario

Son of Henry G. and Alice Jane Boag, of Burwash, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 370 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

II. A. 27.


Bouchoir is a village in the Department of the Somme on the straight main road from Amiens to Roye. The BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY is on the north-east side of the road nearly 2 kilometres south-east of the village.

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: Blampie to Booth; Mircoform Sequence 11; Volume Number 131829_B016720; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 155 Page 299 of 762
  • Photo of William Boag– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives.
  • Cenotaph– Barrie Cenotaph
  • Memorial Street– Barrie street named in honour of Private William David Boag with a poppy.
  • Inscription– Inscription on the wall of Ecoivres Church near Arras, France.
  • Grave Marker– William Boag's grave at Bouchoir New Military Cemetery

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