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Paul Jean Destrube

In memory of:

Private Paul Jean Destrube

February 17, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Fusiliers


22nd Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Ernest Destrube and Elisabeth Farmery.

Brother of Lance Corporal Charles Guy Destrube who also served with the Royal Fusiliers and died on the same day.

Commemorated on Page 603 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:

IV. C. 2.


Puisieux is in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, containing the villages of Puisieux and Serre. Using the D919 from Arras to Amiens you will drive through the villages of Bucquoy, Puisieux then Serre-Les Puisieux (approximately 20 kilometres south of Arras). On leaving Serre Les Puisieux, 700 metres further along the D919, SERRE ROAD CEMETERY NO. 1 can be found on the right hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Remembering brothers lost … Brothers In Arms Memorial, Zonnebeke, BE … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens … May 2022
  • Photo of Destrube Brothers– From left to right. George, Paul and Guy Destrube
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me.
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me.
  • Temporary Grave Marker– Photo taken by Captain Edward James Pimm of the Royal Fusiliers in 1923.
  • Grave Marker
  • Cottage

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