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James Vincent Patrick O'Donahoe

In memory of:

Lieutenant Colonel James Vincent Patrick O'Donahoe

May 8, 1918

Military Service


Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn. attd. 11th Bde.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Service Order

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. O'Donahoe, of Brockville; husband of Amy F. O'Donahoe, of 755, Sherhrooke St. W., Montreal.

Commemorated on the Brockville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School Roll of Honour.

Commemorated on Page 479 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XXVIII. K. 4.

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

  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Grave marker– 1918-05-22	3403366	O-2676	PA-002670	The grave of Lieut.-Col. James Vincent Patrick O'Donahoe D.S.O., 87th Battalion. May, 1918. J.V.P O'Donahoe had been awarded the Distinguished Service Order for his bravery at the Somme while with the 60th Battalion. As commanding officer of the 87th Battalion, he was wounded by a shell fragment in April, 1918, and died in early May.
  • Grave marker– 1918-05-22	3403368	O-2677	PA-003011	The grave of Lieut.-Col. J.V. O'Donahue [i.e. O'Donahoe] D.S.O., 87th Battalion. May, 1918. J.V.P O'Donahoe had been awarded the Distinguished Service Order for his bravery at the Somme while with the 60th Battalion. As commanding officer of the 87th Battalion, he was wounded by a shell fragment in April, 1918, and died in early May.
  • Photo of James Vincent Patrick O'Donahoe– Photograph of Lt.-Col. J. V. O'Donahoe, D.S.O. (right) with his brother Major D. J. O'Donahoe, D.S.O., Croix de Guerre.  Lt.-Col. O'Donahoe died of wounds in France.
  • Grave marker
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  The Globe, Toronto, Thursday, May 9, 1918

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