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Leo Gauvreau

In memory of:

Lieutenant Leo Gauvreau

October 29, 1917

Military Service


Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

85th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Ulric Gauvreau and Margaret Bansford, his wife, of Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 242 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VIII. B. 2.

Location:

DOCHY FARM NEW BRITISH CEMETERY is located 7 Km north east of Ieper town centre on the Zonnebekestraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332), connecting Ieper to Zonnebeke. Two roads connect Ieper town centre onto the Zonnebeekseweg. The Torhoutstraat leads from the market square onto a small roundabout, at the roundabout the first right turn is Basculestraat. At the end of Basculestraat there is a cross roads and Zonnebeekseweg is the turning to the left. 7 Km along the Zonnebeekseweg in the village of Zonnebeke, lies the left hand turning onto the Langemarkstraat, (further on this street name changes to Zonnebekestraat). The DOCHY FARM NEW BRITISH CEMETERY lies 1.5 Km along this road on the left hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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