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William Dubé

In memory of:

Private William Dubé

September 30, 1916
Courcelette, France

Military Service


Service Number:

417425

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 26, 1886
Grande-Rivière, Gaspésie, Quebec

Enlistment:

July 7, 1915
Montréal, Quebec

Baptized Guillaume Dubé but his first name was changed for William between the 1891 and 1901 censuses. Son of Fabien Dubé (deceased in 1913) and Élizabeth Dupuis (remarried to Benjamin Dubé in May 1916), of Grande-Rivière, Gaspésie, Québec. He stated being born on 25 May 1890 when he enlisted.

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:
Grave Reference:

8.A. 12.

Location:

Longueval is a village 40 kilometres north-east of Amiens and 12 kilometres east-north-east of Albert, a town on the D929 road from Amiens to Bapaume and Cambrai. From the D929 direction Bapaume-Albert take the 2nd turning for Martinpuich and continue along the D6 direction Longueval, for 2 kilometres. LONDON CEMETERY AND EXTENSION sits on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– His name as it is inscribed on the Vimy Memorial. Over 11,000 fallen Canadians having no known place of burial in France, are honoured on this Memorial. He was discovered and exhumed at a later date and now rests in a marked grave.May they never be forgotten. (J. Stephens)
  • 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 19 of 1062.
  • Grave marker
  • Grave Marker– Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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