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Russell Heath Boulton

In memory of:

Lieutenant Russell Heath Boulton

August 14, 1918

Military Service


Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

3rd Battalion

Citation(s):

Mentioned in Depatches

Additional Information


Son of Lieutenant Colonel C. A. Boulton and Senator Augusta Boulton, of Russell, Manitoba. Husband of Mary Edna Boulton, of Russell, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 371 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOVES WEST COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

A. 10.

Location:

Boves is a village about 9 kilometres south-east of Amiens on the west side of the road from Amiens to Moreuil. Boves Communal Cemetery lies to the south of the village.

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 285 of 934
  • Photo of Russell Heath Boulton– From "The War Book of Upper Canada College", edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Memorial Tablet– Lieutenant R. H. Boulton is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet.  It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during the First World War.  Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
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