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Théophile Drolet

In memory of:

Private Théophile Drolet

August 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

291677

Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 20, 1878
Québec (Saint-Sauveur), Quebec

Enlistment:

February 8, 1916
Saint Boniface, Manitoba

Son of Adélard Drolet (deceased in 1899) and Célanire Gaudreau (deceased in 1908) of Québec, QC.

Brother of Catherine Drolet, of Montréal, Quebec and of Ludovic Drolet, of Windsor Ontario.

He stated he was born in Kenora when he enlisted.

Commemorated on Page 400 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. B. 27.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Don to Drzewiecki. Microform Sequence 29; Volume Number 31829_B016738. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 173. Page 987 of 1076.
  • Newspaper clipping– La Presse September 25th 1918
  • Grave marker– Grave marker

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