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Joseph Clynick

In memory of:

Driver Joseph Clynick

November 25, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Field Artillery


4th Bde.

Additional Information


May 23, 1881

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

Burial Information


Somme, France

Grave Reference:

VII. A. 23.


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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  • 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 325 of 1384.
  • Gravemarker– Photo courtesy of Gary Nelson
  • Newspaper Clipping– This Casualty List appeared in the Toronto Evening Telegram on December 7th, 1916.  Joseph Clynick was born in London, England.  He enlisted in Montreal on March 15, 1915.  In honoured memory.

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