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Clarence Palmer

In memory of:

Private Clarence Palmer

July 20, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

219277

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

38th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

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


Cemetery:

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 5.

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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  • 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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