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Émile Gascon

In memory of:

Private Émile Gascon

September 17, 1916

Courcelette, France

Military Service


Service Number:

417418

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 16, 1895
St-Jérôme, Terrebonne, Quebec

Enlistment:

June 29, 1915
Montréal, Quebec

Baptized Joseph-Élie-Emmanuel Gascon. Son of Emmanuel Gascon (deceased in 1920) and Césarine Gingras (deceased in 1933), of St-Jérôme, Terrebonne, and Montréal, Québec. He was named “Élie” at birth, the same first name as his godfather, but his first name changed to “Émile” in the 1901 census and forward.

Commemorated on Page 90 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. A. 10.

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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  • Grave Marker– Taken 16 February 2008. by Mick Brand

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