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John Leo Dumas

In memory of:

Private John Leo Dumas

November 18, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

410730

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

38th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

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


Cemetery:

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

IX. B. 8.

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

  • 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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