Raoul Laurestan

Name

Private Raoul Laurestan "Ray" Hyslop

Born

1893-01-13

From

Occupation

Lineman

Religion

Presbyterian

Death

1916-06-02

Where Died

Ypres, Belgium

Killed

Killed in Action

Cemetery

Monument

1.Walkerton Cenotaph 2.Yrpes Memorial, Blegium






Service Record 1


Regimental Number

402543

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1915-01-18



Artefacts, Photographs & Resources

Visit the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre's Online Collections, through the link below, for more information related to this soldier.


Online Collections Link




Notes

Son of Thomas & Margaret Hyslop. Remembered on the family stone, Walkerton Cemetery: Pte Ray L son of Thomas & Margaret Hyslop killed in action in France June 3, 1916 aged 23 yrs. Location at Walkerton Cemetery: Row 1 Section S/W




Sources & Links

History of the County of Bruce Vol. 2; See also Article in Walkerton Telescope, November 9, 1916;
Royal Canadian Legion, Br. 102, Walkerton, Veteran’s Commemoration photo album (AX2015.013.003); See also Article in Walkerton Telescope, June 29, 1916;
Bruce Remembers Feedback - Walkerton Legion list - March 2021; See also Obituary in Walkerton Telescope, June 22, 1916; “Walkerton Public Cemetery (257) Branch Veteran’s Photo Gallery & Veterans of WWI & WWII that moved into the Community” BCM&CC, A2022.0
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission
- Book of Remembrance
- Canadian Virtual War Memorial



News Clippings


Walkerton Telescope, June 22, 1916
Walkerton Telescope, June 22, 1916
Walkerton Telescope, June 29, 1916
Walkerton Telescope, June 29, 1916
Walkerton Telescope, Nov. 9, 1916
Walkerton Telescope, Nov. 9, 1916