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Albert Edward Boustead

In memory of:

Private Albert Edward Boustead

April 17, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

799291

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Thomas and Mary Boustead, of London, England; husband of Edith Boustead, of Arthur, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 205 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

F. 8.

Location:

Bruay is a large village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 26 kilometres north-west of Arras. Leave Bruay on the N.41 heading north towards Berck. Turn right where signposts indicate Lews/Calonne Riquart. After 400 metres turn right again, sign Cimetiere Ouest. Continue up the hill past the miner memorial. The cemetery is found after one kilometre on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is in the far right hand corner.

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 399 of 934
  • Photo– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Press Clipping
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Private Boustead was originally a member of the 134th Bn before being sent to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  From archives 48th Highlanders Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service (Reverse)– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  From archives 48th Highlanders Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave marker– Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  Dileas Gu Brath.

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