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Alphonse Hamel

In memory of:

Private Alphonse Hamel

March 31, 1917
Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Military Service


Service Number:

417181

Age:

43

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 26, 1874
Ste-Marie-de-Monnoir, Rouville, Quebec

Enlistment:

May 17, 1915
Montréal, Quebec

Son of François Hamel (deceased in 1899) and Hermine Archambault (deceased in 1902) of Frenchtown, Missoula, Montana. Husband of Rosa Léonard, of Montréal, Québec, and father of four children in the 1911 census.

Severely wounded to the head on 18 September 1916 during the Battle of Courcelette, he was evacuated to England where he died at 2nd Northern General Hospital, Beckett’s Park, Leeds.

Commemorated on Page 250 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LEEDS ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY
Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

DX. 125.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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