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Benedict Joseph Doyle

In memory of:

Sergeant Benedict Joseph Doyle

April 28, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Newfoundland Regiment


25th Bn.

Additional Information


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


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

2nd Canadian Div. Cem. Mem 8.


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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