Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Clarence Odis Myers

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Clarence Odis Myers

April 10, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

469534

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 9, 1892

Son of James W. and Eliza Ann Myers, of Oyster Pond, Jeddore, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Clarence Odis Myers's Service File (Library and Archives Canada)

Commemorated on Page 300 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. C. 1.

Location:

Lapugnoy is a village and commune in Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres west of Bethune. From the centre of Lapugnoy, head south-west on the D70 in the direction of Marles-les-Mines. On the outskirts of the centre there is a crucifix at the side of the main road, turn right here towards Allouagne. After approximately 500 metres there is a track on the left hand side (the Cemetery is signposted here) and the LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side, approximately 500 metres, along this track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Clarence Odis Myers
  • Group Photo – Clarence Odis Myers with friend in France.
  • Group Photo – Clarence Odis Myers and friend in France.
  • Group Photo – Clarence Odis Myers and friend in France.
  • Group Photo – Clarence Myers (at right) with his cousin, George Myers.  This is the front of postcard. On the back is a message that has been scribbled out by censors.
  • Post Card – Censored postcard from Clarence to his family.
  • Circumstances of death registers – Circumstances of Death Report for Clarence Odis Myers
  • Burial Report – Burial Report for Clarence Odis Myers.
  • Graves registration form
  • Post Card – Postcard from Clarence to his sister, Plessa Myers.
  • Post Card – Postcard from Clarence to his sister Plessa Myers.
  • Group Photo – Clarence and members of the 64th Overseas Battalion C.E.F.  Note boy soldier, bottom right.
  • Attestation paper – Attestation paper p.1 for Clarence Odis Myers.
  • Photo of Clarence Odis Myers – Photo taken in his mother's parlor, Salmon River Bridge, Nova Scotia.
  • Letter – Letter from Clarence to his sister Plessa, 1916.
  • Post Card – Letter to Plessa Myers (sister) from Clarence, dated July 13th, 1916.
  • Photo of Clarence Odis Myers – Prior to going overseas. Location and date unknown.
  • Post Card – The front if the postcard Clarence sent to his sister Plessa on August 3rd, 1916.  It begins, "Dear Sis, I know you'll never be able to answer all the mail I sent to you..."
  • Letter – This is the letter Clarence sent to his sister Leah on August 3rd, 1916.  He indicates that he sent cards to all of his sisters (there were seven).  He says, "The reality is here, think we are going up the line tomorrow."  Clarence died as a result of wounds he received on April 10, 1917.
  • Post Card – This is the front of the post card Clarence sent to his sister Leah on August 3rd, 1916.
  • Biography – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker – Photo of Grave, Lapugnoy Military Cemetery.

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