Pte
Herbert Robert William Boys

Information about birth

Date of birth:
17/03/1884
Place of birth:
Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

General information

Profession:
Clerk
Religion:
Church of England

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
466092
Enlistment date:
1/07/1915
Enlistment place:
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 10th Bn. (Canadians)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
14/06/1916
Place of death:
Mount Sorrel, Zillebeke, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
32

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 24 - 28 - 30.

Points of interest 3

#1 Place of birth
#2 Enlistment place
#3 ‘Place of death’

My story

"Previously reported Missing, now reported Killed in Action." While in the front line trench at Mount Sorrel on the morning of June 14th, this soldier was killed by an enemy high explosive shell.

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