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Benedict Joseph Doyle

In memory of:

Sergeant Benedict Joseph Doyle

April 28, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

469893

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Division:

25th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 1, 1894

Son of Thomas and Margaret Doyle, of St. Johns, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 37 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

2nd Canadian Div. Cem. Mem 8.

Location:

Orchard Dump Cemetery is in the village of Arleux-en-Gohelle, on the main road (D919) from Arras to Henin-Lietard. The cemetery lies on the left side of this road approximately 1 kilometre from the village of Bailleul-Sire-Berthoult.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Don to Drzewiecki. Microform Sequence 29; Volume Number 31829_B016738. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 173. Page 759 of 1076. Originally buried 1 ¼ miles east of Vimy, 3 ¾ miles South of Lens. After the Armistice, his body was exhumed and buried in ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY, ARLEUX-EN-GOHELLE.
  • Orchard Dump Cemetery– Orchard Dump Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France (J.Stephens)
  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the Orchard Dump Cemetery. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens)
  • Epitaph– Epitaph: "Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on his soul"

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