Language selection

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alvah John Coffin

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Alvah John Coffin

November 18, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

177267

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 21, 1896
L'Anse-aux-Cousins, Québec

Enlistment:

October 17, 1915
Gaspe, Québec

Son of Abner and Julia Coffin of L'Anse-aux-Cousins, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 68 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. F. 12.

Location:

Courcelette is a village about 8 kilometres north-east of Albert (next to the main road D929 Albert-Bapaume). The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY lies about 1.5 kilometres north-west of the village. The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY (signposted in the centre of Courcelette) is 1.5 kilometres down a single track lane (suitable for cars).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CLEAL TO CONNOLLY.  Microform Sequence 21; Volume Number 31829_B016730. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165.  Page 561 of 1384.
  • Photo of ALVAH JOHN COFFIN– In memory of the men who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Canadian Grenadiers guards– In memory of the men who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email vac.cvwm-mvgc.acc@canada.ca or call us.

Date modified: