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Adélard Dunn

In memory of:

Private Adélard Dunn

May 28, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


22nd Bn.

Additional Information


February 1, 1896
Rivière-au-Renard, Gaspésie, Quebec


May 17, 1915
Montréal, Quebec

Son of Jean-Baptiste Dunn (deceased in 1909) and Marie Cloutier (deceased in 1913), of Rivière-au-Renard. When he enlisted, he stated being born on 15 April 1895 and he named an uncle (Charles Dunn, of Rivière-au-Renard) as next of kin. Later, he changed this to one of his brothers, Odilon, of Nakusp, Kootenay West, British Columbia, who served with the Canadian Expeditionary Corps (service number 442372), from 1915 to 1919.

When he died, his battalion was in the front line trenches in Boisleux-Saint-Marc, Mercatel area.

Brother of Private Euchariste Dunn, who also died while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 401 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. G. 4.


Wailly is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais about 6 kilometres south-west from Arras in the valley of the little river Crinchon. WAILLY ORCHARD CEMETERY stands above the village on its outskirts in part of the old orchard.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of ADELARD DUNN– The picture of 3 brothers one on the left and one on the right died and were buried near  Arras although I do not know which is which... the one in the middle is Odilon Dunn who survived and died in British Columbia ...the other 2 are Euchariste Dunn and Adelard Dunn
  • 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 585 of 1062.
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