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Old Boys who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.

Lieutenant Russell Heath Boulton ’98

Died: August 14, 1918

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Lieut. R. H. Boulton, youngest son of the late Hon. Lieut. Col. C. A. Boulton, Russell, Manitoba, is reported to have died of wounds received in action August 14th, 1918, while in command of a Machine Gun Battery. In April 1917, Lieut. Boulton went overseas with his brother-in-law’s, Lieut.-Col. Bonnycastle’s Battalion, the 200th and subsequently transferred to the 107th Pioneers in France and afterwards to the Royal Canadian Engineers.

His two brothers are also serving, Major D. E. Boulton at present attached to the 1st Battn. Manitoba Regt., and Major L. Boulton with the Imperials in France. Shortly before the outbreak of the war Lieut. Boulton was called to the bar and practiced law in Brandon; he leaves a widow and a little three year-old son; he was at the U.C.C. from 1896- 1899 and was 30 years of age at the time of his death.

College Times (Summer 1918) pg. 17

 

More information about Lieutenant Russell Heath Boulton ’98 can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Canadian Great War Project

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Canada At War

The Royal British Legion – Every Man Remembered

The Boulton Boys

The Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies