Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Clinton Charles Edward Thomson

In memory of:

Driver Clinton Charles Edward Thomson

April 29, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

310629

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

9th Bde.

Additional Information


Son of Thomas and Rosina Jane Thomson, of St. Thomas, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 338 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. G. 20.

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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  • Roll of Honour– "This Roll of Honour has been prepared as a permanent tribute to those men of the teaching profession in Ontario, who enlisted in connection with the Great War."  Source:  The Roll of Honour of the Ontario Teachers Who Served in the Great War 1914-1918 (The Ryerson Press: Toronto, 1922).   The 1914-1918 Roll of Service for Ontario Teachers contains 851 names.  101 died as a result of their military service.  The information on this Honour Roll may differ from other sources as it was compiled by the Department of Education in Toronto, Ontario, from "...varied and numerous sources, that mistakes are inevitable."
  • Honour Roll– Canadian Field Artillery 1914-1918 Roll of Honour.  Original collection 
belonging to Fred Snider Hughes, 304493, a native of Toronto, Ontario.  
Hughes served as a Driver in the 33rd Battery, 9th Brigade, C.F.A.  After 
the war he was a member of the 33rd Battery Association. The names listed on 
this Honour Roll mainly include men who were at some time during the war 
connected to the 33rd or 34th Batteries.

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