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Euchariste Dunn

In memory of:

Private Euchariste Dunn

July 28, 1917
Liévin, Lens, France

Military Service


Service Number:

889856

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 20, 1897
Rivière-au-Renard, Gaspésie, Quebec

Enlistment:

March 1, 1916
Gaspé, Quebec

Son of Jean-Baptiste Dunn (deceased in 1909) and Marie Cloutier (deceased in 1913), of Rivière-au-Renard. He stated being born on the 21st when he enlisted and named as next of kin his brother Odilon, of Rivière-au-Renard and of Nakusp, Kootenay West, British Columbia. Odilon also served with the Canadien Expeditionary Corps (service number 442372 from 1915 to 1919.

His battalion was in a rest area in Marqueffles and Euchariste was killed by a shell while he was on fatigue duty in a support trench.

Brother of Private Adélard Dunn, who also died while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment) and Odilon Dunn, who served with the Canadian Expeditionary Corps (service number 442372), from 1915 to 1919.

Commemorated on Page 232 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:

IV. C. 12.

Location:

Bully is approximately 20 kilometres north of Arras. From Arras, take the D937 towards Bethune. At Sains-en-Gohelle, turn right onto the D166E towards Bully. At the first (Casimir Beugret) roundabout, turn right into the Rue Ferdinand Marche. The Cemetery (known locally as the 'Cimetiere de Bully-les-Mines') is 200 metres down this road on the right. The Commonwealth war graves plot is reached via 'Allee 8'.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • 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 611 of 1062.
  • Dunn Brothers
  • Grave marker

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