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Odilon Genest

In memory of:

Private Odilon Genest

January 1, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

23140

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 25, 1895

Son of Mde. V. I. Genest. Native of Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 242 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XX. O. 2.

Location:

Etaples is a town about 27 kilometres south of Boulogne. The Etaples Military Cemetery is to the north of the town, on the west side of the road to Boulogne.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Odilon Genest– From "Our Heroes in The Great World War", compiled by J. H. De Wolfe, Patriotic Publishing Co., Ottawa, Ontario, 1919.
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team..DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team..DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 12th Bn.  Private Genest was originally a member of the 12th Bn before transfer to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team..DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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