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Herbert James Boys

In memory of:

Lieutenant Herbert James Boys

May 10, 1918

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)


27th Bn.

Additional Information


June 3, 1884
Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia

Son of Edward Thompson Boys, M.D., R.N. and Mary Maloney Boys, of Golspie, Goulburn, New South Wales.

Commemorated on Page 373 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. B. 30.


Doullens is a town in the Department of the Somme, approximately 30 kilometres north of Amiens on the N25 road to Arras. The DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSIONS lie on the eastern side f the town, about 270 metres south-east of the road to Arras.

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: Border to Boys. Mircoform Sequence 12; Volume Number 131829_B016721; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 156 Page 931 of 934.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of May 14, 1918. Image taken from web address of
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of May 18, 1918. Image taken from web address of

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