Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edgar Pattyson Black

In memory of:

Lieutenant Edgar Pattyson Black

June 9, 1917

France

Military Service


Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

8th Bde.

Additional Information


Son of John P. and Evelyn G. Black, of Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 202 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. J. 15.

Location:

Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honor Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Birch to Blakstad. Mircoform Sequence 10; Volume Number 31829_B034746; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 154 Page 335 of 734
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source: McGill Daily October 1, 1917
  • Grave marker– Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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