Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ovila Desormeaux

In memory of:

Private Ovila Desormeaux

December 25, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

120560

Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 19, 1876

Son of Lotice Desormeaux. Husband of Adelina Benoit, of 1938, Chambord St., Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 77 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TRANCHEE DE MECKNES CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

K. 8.

Location:

Aix-Noulette lies about 16 kilometres north of Arras about 2 kilometres south-west of Bully-les-Mines on the road from Arras to Bethune. TRANCHEE DE MECKNES CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres east of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of Ovila Desormeaux– Photo of my Great Grand-father Ovila Desormeaux shortly before his departure. He left Canada on April 17, 1916, and died in battle December 25, 1916.

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