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Clayton Robertson Selkirk

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Clayton Robertson Selkirk

June 23, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

195445

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Honours and Awards:

Mentioned in Despatches

Additional Information


5th Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regt.). Son of James and Eleanor Selkirk, of Warsaw, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 323 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PETIT-VIMY BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

F. 13.

Location:

Vimy is a village some 10 kilometres north of Arras and the PETIT-VIMY BRITISH CEMETERY is west of the village and a little west of the main road from Lens to Arras (N25).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the Petit-Vimy Cemetery, near Vimy Ridge and the town of Vimy, France. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens)
  • Epitaph– Epitaph: "I could not die in a better cause (from his own lips)"
  • Cemetery– The Petit-Vimy Cemetery, near Vimy Ridge and the town of Vimy, in the Pas de Calais, France (J. Stephens)

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