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René Lefebvre

In memory of:

Captain René Lefebvre

September 16, 1916

Courcelette, France

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 22, 1892
Montréal (St-Louis-de-France), Québec

Enlistment:

November 10, 1914
St-Jean, Québec

Baptized Marie-Victor-René Lefebvre. Son of Captain Médéric Lefebvre (deceased in 1904) and Esméralda Lefebvre (remarried to Victor Rémillard in 1910), of Montréal, Québec.

Commemorated on Page 118 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. A. 8.

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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