Pte. Golby’s Grave, London, ON
Photograph by Kyle Lariviere, 2017.
CEF no. 528729
Golby was born on 22 March 1897 in London, ON. He worked as a post office clerk while living at 520 Charlotte St., with his parents, John and Lydia Golby. In March 1916, Golby enlisted with the No. 1 Canadian Army Medical Corps. He was transferred to the 13th Canadian Field Ambulance in September 1917. Pte. Golby was wounded by gas shells on 3 November 1918, and died three days later.
He is commemorated on page 416 of the First World War Book of Remembrance (Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Parliament Hill).
Grave: Brebieres British Cemetery, France.
Commemorated on: family grave, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London ON