Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Auguste Raoul Darche

In memory of:

Captain Auguste Raoul Darche

May 28, 1915

Military Service


Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Dr. R. E. Darche; husband of Leontine Athala Darche, of Montreal.

Commemorated on Page 11 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

C. 1.

Location:

Lillers is a small town about 15 kilometres west-north-west of Bethune and the LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION lies to the north of the town. From the Mairie in the centre of the town, head north on the D182. After 500 metres turn right onto Rue St. Venant, the cemetery is a further 200 metres on the left hand side. The Commonwealth burials are at the far end of the communal plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD
WAR Surnames: Dack to Dabate. Microform Sequence 26; Volume Number 31829_B016735. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 170. Page 407 of 1140.
  • Photo of Auguste Raoul Darche– Captain Auguste Raoul Darche, killed in action on May 28, 1915 (from 1915 London magazine).

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