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William Poulin

In memory of:

Private William Poulin

April 4, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


22nd Bn.

Additional Information


April 19, 1875
Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, Quebec


March 7, 1916
Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, Quebec

Son of Prosper Poulin (deceased in 1916) and Caroline Dupuis-dit-Gilbert (deceased in 1906) of St-Joseph-de-Beauce, Québec. Widow of Lydia Vachon-dit-Pomerleau (married in 1895 and she died in 1903). Father of Louis-Arthur, of Lewiston, Maine. He stated being born on April 4, 1880 and being single when he enlisted.

Commemorated on Page 311 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:

V. C. 5.


Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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