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Clarence Palmer

In memory of:

Private Clarence Palmer

July 20, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)


38th Bn.

Additional Information


April 29, 1897

Son of John and Eliza Palmer, of Smith's Falls, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 481 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 5.


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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  • War Diary– Death of Private Palmer from War Diary of the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, July 1918, page 6.
  • Attestation Papers– Attestation paper (page 1) for Clarence Palmer, reg. no. 219277.
  • Attestation Papers (Back)– Attestation paper (page 2) for Clarence Palmer, reg. no. 219277.

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