Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Home

In memory of:

Captain Robert Home

April 22, 1917

Military Service


Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Army Medical Corps

Division:

17thField Amb

Additional Information


Son of Robert and Sarah Francis Home, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 578 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. J. 1.

Location:

Bethune is located 29 kilometres north of Arras. The BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY is on the northern outskirts of Bethune near the junction of the River Lawe and the Aire la Bassee Canal. From the town centre turn right in front of the Tribunal and second right at the bottom of the road down to the cul de sac.

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 ROBERT HOME– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Photo of Robert Home– Torontonensis 1913 (University of Toronto Year Book), pg. 140.
  • Plaque– 1914-1918 Memorial tablet, Bloor Street Presbyterian Church, 300 Bloor St. 
West, Toronto, Ontario.  This congregation was established in 1887, and in 
1925 became the Bloor Street United Church.  The tablet was unveiled on May 
16th, 1920.  It was inscribed:  "In memory of the men of Bloor Street 
Presbyterian Church who went out to battle and died for Freedom's cause.   
They feared not Death and meeting it they won the Victor's Crown."
  • Photo of Robert Home– 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.
  • Photo of Robert Home– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Plaque– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Plaque– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • The Soldiers' 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. The name of "Capt. R. Home R.A.M.C." is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, seen at photo left. Photo: K. Parks, Alumni Relations.
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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