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Edward Baty

In memory of:

Lieutenant Edward Baty

August 9, 1918

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)


8th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of William and Sarah Baty, of 1215, 11th St. West, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; husband of Mrs. Dorothy McCallum (formerly Baty, nee Howland), of Coburg, Ontario. Born at Newcastle-on-Tyne, England.

Brother of Private Robert Baty, who died while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 365 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Somme, France

Grave Reference:

A. 12.


Caix is a village 24 kilometres east of Amiens, between the road to St Quentin and Roye. The Manitoba Cemetery is situated between the village of Caix and Beaufort.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Lt Edward Baty, Saskatoon Daily Star, August 28, 1918, page 03
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press September 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Remembering brothers lost … Brothers In Arms Memorial, Zonnebeke, BE … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens … May 2022
  • Memorial– The brother of Lieutenant Edward Baty, Private Robert Baty, was killed in action on May 24, 1915 at Festubert.
Source: Commemorative Certificate, Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bark to Bazinet. Mircoform Sequence 6; Volume Number 31829_B016716. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 150.  Page 933 of 1058.
  • Medal– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Medal– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Cemetery– Manitoba Cemetery, Caix
  • Grave marker

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