CEF Soldier Detail

Private Bert Young Boland
Died: August 12, 1918

Regimental Number:
133133
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
42nd Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Eganville, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. Thomas G Boland, Eganville, Ontario, Canada
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
August 15, 1897
Trade or Calling:
student
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Montreal, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
November 6, 1915
Age at enlistment:
18
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
33 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
On the Amiens front ... while proceeding up Pelican Alley, between Fouquescourt and Parvillers.
Date of Death:
August 12, 1918
Age at Death:
21
Buried at:
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
Vimy Memorial
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 854-15
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

His service files have been digitized and are available on-line at the LAC link above. 

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Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 42nd Battalion
Brother of Frank Templeton Boland