“Everard Bell Imrie, Private (54027) 18th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment) died of wounds on 7 May 1917 and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France.
Everard was born on 23 September 1896 at Queen Street, Castle Douglas, in Kelton Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland. He was the son of Benjamin Bell Imrie, an architect, and Agnes (Wilkie) Imrie who married in Fergus, Ontario in 1890. Everard was working as a printer and he and his mother were living in Regina when he enlisted in October 1914 at Fergus.
He was wounded at Lens and died of his wounds at the 42nd Casualty Clearing Station in Aubigny.
He is remembered on the Castle Douglas War Memorial and on the St. Andrews Church Memorial, now in Castle Douglas Parish Church, Kirkcudbrightshire.
After the war his parents moved to Santa Monica, California, USA.”