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Samuel Commandant

In memory of:

Private Samuel Commandant

August 30, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

739786

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 30, 1886

Son of Napoleon and Dinah Commandant, of Sahanatien, Muskoka, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 387 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UPTON WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

B. 13.

Location:

Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais about 16 kilometres south-east of Arras and about 4 kilometres south of the Arras to Cambrai main road. Upton Wood is a small wood half-way between Hendecourt and Haucourt and UPTON WOOD CEMETERY is 110 metres south of the wood and about 2 kilometres north of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Samuel Commandant
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CLEAL TO CONNOLLY.  Microform Sequence 21; Volume Number 31829_B016730. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165.  Page 1175 of 1384.
  • Monument– A granite stele at lot 12, Concession 6, Muskoka Road 38, Wahta Mohawk Reserve, ON was erected by elders of the Wahta Mohawk Reserve. This memorial is dedicated to the local war dead of the First and Second World Wars.
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[front/devant] 

WORLD WAR I 
SAMUEL COMMANDANT 

WORLD WAR II 

JOHN LAFORCE
HERMAN STOCK 

IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE

[back/arrière]

TO HONOUR THE MEN AND WOMEN FROM GIBSON WHO VOLUNTEERED FOR ACTIVE SERVICE
WORLD WAR I
WORLD WAR II
THE KOREAN WAR
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http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/nic-inm/sm-rm/mdsr-rdr-eng.asp?PID=3035
Photo Credit: Derek Pullen

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