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Armand Gaudet

In memory of:

Private Armand Gaudet

June 8, 1916


Vlamertinghe, Ypres, Belgium

Military Service


Service Number:

61579

Age:

17

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 6, 1898
L’Épiphanie, L’Assomption, Quebec

Enlistment:

October 22, 1914
Montréal, Quebec

Baptized Joseph-Damas-Armand Gaudet. Son of Jean-Baptiste-Hector Gaudet and Cordélia Beauregard, of Montréal, Québec. He stated being born in 1896 when he enlisted. According to available information, he spent quite some time in Massachusetts during his childhood, from 1902 to 1911.

He was wounded in the area of Saint-Éloi – Zillebeke, near Ypres, and he died of his wounds at No. 1 Canadian Field Ambulance, then located in Vlamertinghe.

Commemorated on Page 90 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. C. 34.

Location:

RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (Transport Farm) is located 2 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Komenseweg, a road connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto Komenseweg. The cemetery itself is located 1.2 Km along the Komenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death
  • Railway Dugouts Burial Ground– The Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery, located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Grave marker– The grave marker at the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker ... Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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