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Wilfrid Dagenais

In memory of:

Private Wilfrid Dagenais

February 20, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

61685

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 9, 1878
St-Malo-d’Auckland, Quebec

Baptized May 12 in St-Venant-de-Paquette, Compton, Québec.

Son of Octave Dagenais (deceased in 1892) and Philomène Martineau (deceased in 1900) of Ste-Rose-de-Laval and Montréal, Québec.

Brother of Octave Dagenais of Montréal, Québec.

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:

II. C. 164.

Location:

Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

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 23 of 1140.
  • Grave marker– Grave marker
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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