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Bruno Auger

In memory of:

Private Bruno Auger

April 17, 1917
Souchez-la Scarpe, France

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


22nd Bn.

Additional Information


December 10, 1899
Nicolet, Quebec


January 29, 1916
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Jacques Auger (deceased in 1904) and Héléna Lemire who remarried to Noël Trudel in 1909. His mother died in 1915.

He pretended being older to enroll but he was 16 years and 2 months. He took part in the battles of Lens in December 1916, Angres in February 1917 and Vimy Ridge in April 1917. He was killed in action in the Souchez River and Scarpe River area near Vimy.

Commemorated on Page 194 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. B. 13.


Lapugnoy is a village and commune in Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres west of Bethune. From the centre of Lapugnoy, head south-west on the D70 in the direction of Marles-les-Mines. On the outskirts of the centre there is a crucifix at the side of the main road, turn right here towards Allouagne. After approximately 500 metres there is a track on the left hand side (the Cemetery is signposted here) and the LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side, approximately 500 metres, along this track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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