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Prudent Blais

In memory of:

Private Prudent Blais

August 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

3031831

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 7, 1893

Enlistment:

January 1, 1918
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Napoléon Blais and Marie-Louise Gélinas (deceased in 1903), of Rockland, Ontario, and Maniwaki, Québec. His father remarried in 1920, in Maniwaki. The birth date stated on the enlistment form could not be verified on genealogy records.

Commemorated on Page 370 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. B. 26.

Location:

Wancourt is a village about 8 kilometres south-east of Arras. It is 2 kilometres south of the main road from Arras to Cambrai. The WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is a short distance south-east of the village just off the D 35 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Birch to Blakstad. Mircoform Sequence 10; Volume Number 31829_B034746; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 154 Page 649 of 734
  • Attestation paper

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