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Raymond Decoste

In memory of:

Private Raymond Decoste

March 22, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

715895

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

26th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 8, 1897
Havre Boucher, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

February 15, 1916
Truro, Nova Scotia

Son of Lucien and Jane De Coste, of Harbor au Bouchee, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 226 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. H. 49.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Davy to Detro. Microform Sequence 27; Volume Number 31829_B016736. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 171. Page 357 of 1036.
  • Photo of Raymond Decoste– In Memory of those who served in the 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Cap Badge– In Memory of those who served in the 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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