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Albert Caron

In memory of:

Private Albert Caron

September 19, 1918

Mingoval, France

Military Service


Service Number:

1105097

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

November 29, 1888
L’Isle-Verte, Bas St-Laurent, Québec

Enlistment:

June 7, 1917
Montréal, Québec

Baptized Joseph-André-Albert Caron. Son of Charles-Henri Caron (deceased in 1912) and Sarah Albert, of Grand-Mère and Trois-Rivières, Mauricie, Québec. He stated being born in 1890 when he enlisted.

When he arrived in France, Albert was deployed to the 22nd Battalion, but he never joined the unit. After ten days at the Reinforcement Camp, he was transferred to the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles. On 17 September 1918, during the Battle at the Canal du Nord, he was wounded by shrapnel and he died of his wounds two days later at the No. 42 Casualty clearing station, then located in Mingoval, 15 km north-west of Arras.

Commemorated on Page 381 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. B. 45.

Location:

Aubigny Communal Cemetery is south of the village of Aubigny-en-Artois and the Cemetery Extension is behind it. The village of Aubigny-en-Artois is approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Arras on the road to St. Pol. After turning into the village from the N.39 on the D.75, the Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Canavan to Caswell. Microform Sequence 18; Volume Number 31829_B016727. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 162.  Page 365 of 1004.

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