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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Murray Otley

In memory of:

Private James Murray Otley

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

769144

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Additional Information


Husband of Amy Hobbs (formerly Otley), of East Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 304 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. A. 16.

Location:

Thelus is a village 7 kilometres north of Arras and BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY is about half a mile east of the village on the south side of the D49 road to Bailleul-sire-Berthoult.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JAMES MURRAY OTLEY– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. James Murray Otley's name was misprinted in this newspaper report.
  • Borden Dairy War Memorial– City Dairy Co. Ltd. War Memorial, Niagara Street, Toronto, Ontario.  The first World War names listed were employed by the City Dairy Co. Ltd.  This dairy was acquired by the Borden Company after the war.  World War Two names for Borden Company employees were added at a later date.  Donated by the Borden Company to the Canadian Corps Association and moved to 201 Niagara Street.
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Bois Carre British Cemetery located on Vimy Ridge at the eastern edge of the town of Thelus, France. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Bois Carre British Cemetery– The Bois Carre British Cemetery located on Vimy Ridge at the eastern edge of the town of Thelus, France. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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