Carleton A. Bolivar

This page is in memory of a brave man who made the ultimate sacrifice and gave up his own life so that others might live in freedom. Born on March 14th, 1897 Carleton A. Bolivar (a carpenter) joined the Canadian Army on December 6th, 1915 at age 18. Carleton was subsiquently killed in action during the World War I battle at Vimy Ridge, France on April 9th, 1917 (Easter Monday), three weeks after his 20th birthday. He was one of the 3,598 Canadian soldiers that died that day. May his name not be forgotten.


Commemoration Military Portrait (colourized) A letter from King George of England Military Portrait Carleton's Family (circa 1915) Postcard from Carleton to his sister Ruth Lace souvenir sent home by Carleton Portrait Troop Photo Death Certificate Vimy Ridge (France) Memorial Vimy Ridge (France) Memorial Vimy Ridge (France) Memorial