Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Louis Potvin

In memory of:

Corporal Louis Potvin

October 3, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

61866

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, London Gazette # 29854 dated 8 December 1916, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

June 21, 1892
Mont Carmel, Québec

Enlistment:

October 29, 1914
Montreal, Québec

Son of M.E.A. Potvin of Montreal, Québec.

Commemorated on Page 150 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

IV. A. 5.

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.

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