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Rodolph Emelien Daoust

In memory of:

Private Rodolph Emelien Daoust

September 29, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)


38th Battalion

Additional Information


December 24, 1893
Winnipeg, Manitoba


October 15, 1917
Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Son of J.E. and Ellen Daoust, of Yorkton, Saskatchewan. Pte. D'aoust worked as a blacksmith and was also adept at auto repair. He was single at the time of enlistment.

Commemorated on Page 394 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:

II. C. 9.


Bourlon is a village approximately 6 kilometres west of Cambrai. It lies between the main Cambrai to Bapaume road (N30) and the Cambrai to Arras road (D939). The BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY is signposted from the centre of the village as is the Canadian Forces Memorial. On approaching the Memorial the road should be followed to the left where an unsurfaced track descends about 200 metres to the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD
WAR Surnames: Dack to Dabate. Microform Sequence 26; Volume Number 31829_B016735. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 170. Page 381 of 1140.
  • Grave Marker
  • Bourlon Wood Cemetery
  • Bourlon Wood Cemetery Memorial Plaque
  • Bourlon Wood Cemetery
  • Bourlon Wood Cemetery Memorial
  • Bourlon Wood Cemetery Memorial
  • Bourlon Wood Cemetery Memorial
  • Bourlon Wood Cemetery
  • Bourlon Wood Cemetery
  • Bourlon Wood Cemetery

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