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Joseph Jean Royal Daoust

In memory of:

Private Joseph Jean Royal Daoust

April 8, 1944

Montreal, Quebec

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps

Additional Information


November 16, 1915
Montreal, Quebec


September 23, 1942
Montreal South, Quebec

Son of Homfroid and Mercedes Daoust, of Montreal, Quebec. Husband of Eva L. Daoust, of Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 286 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. M. Lot 3410. Grave 1872.


Montreal (Notre Dame des Nieges) Cemetery adjoins the Mount Royal Cemetery, in Montreal, Québec, and a War Cross is erected on the dividing line. Access by car via Highway 15 (Decarie) south, and take the exit for Queen Mary Road. Follow signs for Cote des Neiges Road south. The entrance to the cemetery is on the left hand side of this road. During both wars, Montreal was the headquarters of No. 4 Military District. The city had seven military hospitals with more than 900 beds during the First and Second World Wars. The Royal Air Force Ferry Command had its headquarters at Dorval Airport and there was a Royal Air Force Station at St.Hubert. Some graves cannot be individually marked and are commemorated on a bronze plaque fixed to the Cross of Sacrifice.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Joseph Jean Royal Daoust– Photo dated 1942. Possibly taken at Sorel.
  • Photo of Joseph Jean Royal Daoust– It could be the first snow blower to be used in Quebec, the photo could possibly have been taken at RCOC de Longue-Pointe.
  • Memorial Cross– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial Cross– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker

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