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

Second Lieutenant Philip Bentinck Boyd ’05

Died: April 13, 1917

Lieut. P.B. Boyd was at U.C.C. from 1904-1905. He was first attached to the 15th Battalion, later transferred to the Gordon Highlanders, Imperial Army, and was mentioned in dispatches by Sir John French. Lieut Boyd was reported missing in April 1917 but was later officially reported killed in action Sept. 1917. He was the son of Mr. J. W. Gamble Boyd, and was in the head office of the Imperial Bank in Toronto; he was in his 25th year.

College Times (Christmas 1917) pg. 8


More information about Second Lieutenant Philip Bentinck Boyd ’05 can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Canadian Great War Project

Canada At War

The Royal British Legion – Every Man Remembered

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Excerpts from 59 Squadron’s Work Record Book

The War Graves Photographic Project

The London Gazette