Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Amédée Desilet

In memory of:

Private Amédée Desilet

September 15, 1916

Courcelette, France

Military Service


Service Number:

416867

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 3, 1882
Nicolet, Québec

Enlistment:

March 6, 1915
Montréal, Québec

Son of Napoléon Desilets (deceased in 1911) and Marie-Émilie-Dilara Manseau, of Montréal, Québec.

He stated being born on the 14th when he enlisted.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. A. 24.

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

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Davy to Detro. Microform Sequence 27; Volume Number 31829_B016736. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 171. Page 949 of 1036. Buried South of Courcelette, 5 ¼ miles North East of Albert. After the Armistice his body was exhumed and re-buried in COURCELETTE BRITISH CEMETERY.
  • Courcelette British Cemetery

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