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Edward Joseph Poitras

In memory of:

Private Edward Joseph Poitras

August 19, 1942

Military Service

Service Number:







South Saskatchewan Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


January 3, 1916
Lebret, Saskatchewan


June 21, 1940
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Poitras; husband of Alice Poitras, of Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 107 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

C. 51.


From the centre of Dieppe take the Avenue Gambetta and Avenue des Canadiens. Head along the N27 out of Dieppe in the direction of Rouen until the first roundabout where there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission sign. Go across the roundabout and continue until you reach a second roundabout. Take the first turning right where there is another CWGC sign. Continue until Chemin des Jonquilles, a road on the left. The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery is on the right of this road and is clearly visible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery located approximately 5 km. from the beach of Dieppe, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Cap Badge– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France. (J. Stephens)
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker for Edward Joseph Poitras in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery (Hautot-Sur-Mer), France.
Image taken 11 July 2014 by Tom Tulloch.

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