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William Clive

In memory of:

Private William Clive

October 10, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


13th Bn. Canadian Inf:

Additional Information


April 27, 1882
Wigtownshire, Scotland


March 3, 1916
Toronto, Ontario

Commemorated on Page 68 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Somme, France

Grave Reference:

III. B. 19.


Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram November 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM CLIVE– Pte William Clive was originally a member of the 92nd Battalion (48th Highlanders) and was KIA while serving with the 13th Battalion.
Submitted by the 15th Battalion CEF Memorial Project.
Dileas Gu Brath
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CLEAL TO CONNOLLY.  Microform Sequence 21; Volume Number 31829_B016730. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165.  Page 253 of 1384.
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Private Clive enlisted in the 92nd Bn but was transferred to the 13th Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada) as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V.Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 13th Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada).  Pte Clive enlisted with the 92nd bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the 13th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Gravemarker– Photo courtesy of Gary Nelson

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