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Joseph Banville

In memory of:

Private Joseph Banville

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

889921

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 8, 1896
Amqui, Bas-St-Laurent, Quebec

Enlistment:

August 12, 1916
Amqui, Quebec

Son of Antoine Banville and Philomène Boucher of Amqui, Québec.

His father died in 1907 and his mother remarried successively to Josué Gagné (1909) and Fabien Fournier (1916).

Commemorated on Page 196 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY (France)
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. F. 19.

Location:

Thelus is a village about 6.5 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Lens. The NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY is on the western side of the main road and about 1.5 kilometres south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Inscription– His name as it is inscribed on the Vimy Memorial (2010). 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)
  • Attestation Paper (page 1)– CEF ATTESTATION p 1
Source: Library & Archives Canada online.
  • Attestation Paper (page 2)– CEF ATTESTATION p 1
Source:  Library & Archives Canada online.
  • Cemetery– Nine Elms Cemetery – The Nine Elms Cemetery, located at Roclincourt, France. It is about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial in France. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker – The grave marker at the Nine Elms Cemetery located outside Roclincourt, France. It is located about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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