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Cecil Johnstone Bovaird

In memory of:

Corporal Cecil Johnstone Bovaird

May 3, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

337957

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

2nd Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

February 9, 1894
Prescott, Ontario

Son of William James and Laura Ellnora Bovaird, of Mimico Beach, Ontario.

Commemorated on the Brockville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School Roll of Honour.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. F. 50.

Location:

Aubigny Communal Cemetery is south of the village of Aubigny-en-Artois and the Cemetery Extension is behind it. The village of Aubigny-en-Artois is approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Arras on the road to St. Pol. After turning into the village from the N.39 on the D.75, the Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of CECIL JOHNSTONE BOVAIRD– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Cecil Bovaird– This image comes from a large framed tribute in St. John's Presbyterian Church, Broadview Avenue, Toronto. Ontario Canada.  He and thirty-two other men are remembered here for their service in WWI.
  • Photo of Cecil Johnstone Bovaird– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Biography– In memory of the students from Parkdale Collegiate Institute (Toronto, Ontario), who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial Plaque– Commemorative Plaque erected in the sanctuary of St. John's Presbyterian Church, Broadview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Memorial Plaque– Commemorative Plaque erected in the sanctuary of St. John's Presbyterian Church, Broadview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Circumstance of death– 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 445 of 934
  • Osgoode Hall War Memorial

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