Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alphonse Hamelin

In memory of:

Private Alphonse Hamelin

November 6, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

145424

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

47th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 22, 1897
March Cornerz, Ontario

Enlistment:

November 16, 1915
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Agnes Hamelin of Aylmer, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 97 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

III. A. 24.

Location:

Miraumont is a village about 14.5 kilometres north-north-east of Albert and the Cemetery is some 3 kilometres south of the village on the east side of the road to Courcelette (D107). The ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY is signposted in the centre of Miraumont.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of Alphonse Hamelin– From "Our Heroes in The Great World War", compiled by J. H. De Wolfe, Patriotic Publishing Co., Ottawa, Ontario, 1919.  Hamelin's name was entered incorrectly in this book as he signed his name "Alphonse Hamelin" on his attestation which he completed on Nov. 16, 1915 in Ottawa.  He was born in March Corners, Ontario, and had belonged to the Aylmer Cadets for 3 years prior to the war.  He listed his occupation as student.

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