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John Leo Dumas

In memory of:

Private John Leo Dumas

November 18, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)


38th Bn.

Additional Information


June 5, 1889

Son of Charles and Marv Dumas, of Brockville, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 80 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Somme, France

Grave Reference:

IX. B. 8.


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

  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Duane to Dzhobiewski. Microform Sequence 30; Volume Number 31829_B016739. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 174. Page 319 of 1062. His grave was located 1 mile South of Miraumont, 5 ¾ miles North East of Albert. After the Armistice his body was exhumed and buried in REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY.
  • Photo of John Leo Dumas– From "Our Heroes in The Great World War", compiled by J. H. De Wolfe, Patriotic Publishing Co., Ottawa, Ontario, 1919.

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