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Earle Clifford Lavery

Earle Clifford Lavery

Male 1895 - 1918  (23 years)

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  • Name Earle Clifford Lavery 
    Born 2 Sep 1895  Dorking, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1  [4, 6
    Lavery,EarlC.-WW1.jpg
    Lavery,EarlC.-WW1.jpg
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Tailor, Tailor Shop 
    Religion 1911  Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Methodist 
    Religion 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Methodist 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    WW1, Private, 118th Battalion / 1st Battalion 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    WW1, Service #751450 
    Occupation 1916  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    store clerk men's furnishings 
    Died 2 Sep 1918  Arras, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Website 2009 
    Photograph 
    • Grace Schmidt Room of Local History Digital Collection

      Description: Black and white, head and shoulders studio portrait of Earl Clayton Lavery, of Elmira, Ontario, in uniform.

      Notes: Earl Clayton Lavery was killed in action at Arras, France.

      The photographer, Robert W. Willoughby, operated a studio in Elmira from 1906 to 1918.
      Inscriptions:

      Front: Earl Clayton Lavery, Elmira. Killed in action at Arras, France.
    Residence Dorking, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-50512P 
    Buried Sun Quarry Cemetery, Cherisy, Pas De Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I50512  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Meredith Lavery,   b. 7 Feb 1849, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1926, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Margaret Lloyd Williams,   b. 6 Sep 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F27965  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Earl Clayton Lavery
    Earl Clayton Lavery
    Grace Schmidt Room of Local History digital collection P002106
    Earl Lavery World War I medallion
    Earl Lavery World War I medallion
    image from Ian Brant 2012

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-5 Page 1.

    2. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 12 Page 1.

    3. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 49 Pg. 1.

    4. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      LAVERY, EARL CLIFFORD Regimental number(s): 751450 Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5442 - 57 Date of Birth: 02/09/1895 Dorking

    5. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    6. [S2443] Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948.
      Earle Clifford Lavery Death Date: 2 Sep 1918 Rank: Private Unit: 1st Battalion Service number: 751450 Cemetery: Sun Quarry British Cemetery Cemetery Location: Cherisy, 7 1/2 Miles South East of Arras, France Burial Place: Arras, France

      "Killed in Action"
      He was shot in the mouth by a bullet fired from an enemy machine gun and killed instantly, while taking part in operations with his Company,

    7. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Sep 1895 - Dorking, Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tailor, Tailor Shop - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - store clerk men's furnishings - 1916 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Sep 1918 - Arras, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Dorking, Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sun Quarry Cemetery, Cherisy, Pas De Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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