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Ovila Besner

In memory of:

Private Ovila Besner

September 26, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

417019

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

13th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 13, 1890
Vaudreuil, Quebec

Enlistment:

January 24, 1915
Hull, Quebec

Son of J.B. Besner of Vaudreuil, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 54 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

X. D. 6.

Location:

Courcelette is a village some 10 kilometres north-east of the town of Albert, just off the D929 road to Bapaume. The Courcelette British Cemetery is approximately 1 kilometre west of the village on the south side of a track, suitable for cars, from the secondary road from Courcelette to Pozieres. The route is signposted in the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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