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Auguste Daris

In memory of:

Private Auguste Daris

October 4, 1916
Courcelette, France

Military Service


Service Number:

120720

Age:

15

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 18, 1901
Manchester, New Hampshire

Enlistment:

September 6, 1915
Montréal, Quebec

Son of Auguste Daris and Desneiges Drolet, of Montréal, Québec. Upon his enlistment, he declared that he was born on August 3, 1897 in Montreal.

Commemorated on Page 74 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

X. A. 3.

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.

Digital Collection

  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD
WAR Surnames: Dack to Dabate. Microform Sequence 26; Volume Number 31829_B016735. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 170. Page 433 of 1140.
  • Birth Certificate
  • Circumstances of death registers– Circonstances de décès.
  • Wartime diary– Extrait du journal de guerre du 22e Bataillon couvrant la période de sa mort au combat.
  • Newspaper clipping– La Presse - July 28, 1917
  • Grave marker– Grave marker
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. Auguste Daris enlisted in Montreal on September 6th, 1915.  His father, also named Auguste Daris, was living at 640 Hochelaga Street in Montreal at the time that Pte. Daris signed his military attestation.  This attestation was marked for the 69th Battery (Canadian Field Artillery).

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