CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant Russell Heath Boulton
Died: August 14, 1918

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Engineers
Battalion:
3rd CE Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Russell, Manitoba
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mary Edna Boulton, Russell, Manitoba, wife
Address at Enlistment:
Brandon, Manitoba
Date of Birth:
February 24, 1884
Trade or Calling:
Lawyer
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
January 10, 1916
Age at enlistment:
31
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 14, 1918
Age at Death:
34
Buried at:
Boves West Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Plot:
A. 10.
Commemorated:
Russell, Manitoba Cenotaph
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG150 Accession 1992-93 Box 925 - 40
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

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Previous military service - 32nd Manitoba Horse.

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant Canadian Engineers 3rd CE Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 200th Battalion

Son of Lieutenant Colonel C. A. Boulton and Senator Augusta Boulton, of Russell, Manitoba. Husband of Mary Edna Boulton, of Russell, Manitoba.

From war diary, 3rd Battalion, CE: 13 Aug, Beaucourt Wood: Lieut. R.H. Boulton wounded by ER bomb at night (since died).