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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Francis Carl Howard

In memory of:

Lieutenant Francis Carl Howard

September 9, 1916

Military Service


Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

"A" Coy. 75th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Lewis Alexander and Ella Aneil Howard, of 131, Madison Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 105 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. H. 7.

Location:

Pont du Hem is a hamlet situated on the main road from La Bassee to Estaires. Follow the D 947 from La Bassee to Estaires for 10 kilometres and the PONT-DU-HEM MILITARY CEMETERY lies on the left hand side of the road 5 kilometres short of Estaires.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– The Golden Book Toronto : The Canadian Military Institute, 1927 (Toronto : University of Toronto Press);
  • Memorial– The Golden Book Toronto : The Canadian Military Institute, 1927 (Toronto : University of Toronto Press);
  • Memorial– Aura Lee Club Toronto
  • Photo of Francis Carl Howard– 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.
  • Photo of Francis Howard– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1918.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping (1 of 2)– First part of a clipping from the Toronto Daily Star for 23 October 1916, page 1.
  • Newspaper Clipping (2 of 2)– Second part of a clipping from the Toronto Daily Star for 23 October 1916, page 4.
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Memorial Tablet– Francis Carl Howard 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.
  • Montage– The Church of the Redeemer (Anglican), Bloor Street, Toronto, Ontario.  Two 
World War One memorial plaques are located in the west transept next to War Memorial stained glass windows (1920).
  • Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. Funds were raised by the Alumni Federation (now called the University of Toronto Alumni Association.) The name of "Lt F. C. HOWARD 75th Bn" is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, seen at photo left. Photo: K. Parks, Alumni Relations.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto. Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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