Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Roy Reginald Wilson

In memory of:

Private Roy Reginald Wilson

March 1, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

787072

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

75th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 10, 1887
Perth, Ontario

Enlistment:

December 28, 1915
Perth, Ontario

Husband of Helen Margaret Wilson of Perth, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 351 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ZOUAVE VALLEY CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 6.

Location:

Souchez is a village some 12 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune and ZOUAVE VALLEY CEMETERY is one mile south-east of the village. It lies in the valley which extends southwards from Souchez on the western side of Vimy Ridge.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of ROY REGINALD WILSON– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Perth Courier for 23 March 1917.
  • Newspaper Clipping 2– From the Perth Courier for 4 May 1917.
  • Newspaper Clipping 3– A letter about the death of Roy Wilson, published in the Perth Courier for 1 June 1917.
  • Memorial– Memorial at Perth and District Collegiate Institute in honour of former students who participated in the Great War.

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