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William Vincent Carey

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Vincent Carey

September 30, 1916
France

Military Service


Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 1, 1886
Hamilton, Ontario

Enlistment:

November 13, 1914
Toronto, Ontario

Son of William and Margaret Carey of Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 64 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II B. 12.

Location:

Contalmaison is a village in the Department of the Somme, 6 kilometres east-north-east of Albert. The Sunken Road, from which the cemetery is named, is part of the Contalmaison-Pozieres road, and the cemetery lies a little east of the road.

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:  Canavan to Caswell. Microform Sequence 18; Volume Number 31829_B016727. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 162.  Page 201 of 1004.
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of WILLIAM VINCENT CAREY– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Osgoode Hall War Memorial
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping 2
  • Honour Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaque dedicated to Lt. William Vincent Carey.  Church of the Ascension, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Photo 2 of Memorial Plaque– The Memorial plaque for Lt. William Vincent Carey is located to the right of the stained glass window in this photograph.  Church of the Ascension, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • The Lieutenant-Colonel John Weir Foote VC, CD Armoury– The Lieutenant-Colonel John Weir Foote VC, CD Armoury, 200 James Street North, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Plaque– Officers of the 13th Royal Regiment Memorial Plaque.  On display at the Lieutenant-Colonel John Weir Foote VC, CD Armoury, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Memorial Tablets– World War One and Two Bronze Memorial Tablets, Church of the Ascension (Anglican, 1850), Hamilton, Ontario. Inscribed:  "To the Glory of God and in proud and grateful remembrance of the following men of the Church of the Ascension who fell on Active Service in the War against Germany and her Allies.
  • World War One Memorial Tablet
  • Church of the Ascension– Church of the Ascension, Hamilton, Ontario, clockwise from top right:  World War One Memorial (1927); an image of the church circa 1910; present church interior; and Hamilton's XIIIth Regimental crest in stained glass.

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