Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gordon Douse

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Gordon Douse

September 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

193449

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

42nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 22, 1892

Son of Mr. J. G. Douse, of Lefroy, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 399 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

E. 24.

Location:

The route to the Cantimpre Canadian Cemetery is signposted from the D939 at Raillencourt and is located 1 kilometre north of Sailly on the D140 on the left hand side of the road towards Sancourt. Sailly is a village in the Department of the Nord approximately 3 kilometres north-west of Cambrai just to the north of the main road from Arras to Cambrai (D939). The "Marcoing Line," one of the German defence systems before Cambrai, ran from Marcoing Northward through Sailly to the West of Cantimpre and the East of the village of Haynecourt. The Cemetery at Cantimpre was originally called the Marcoing Line British Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • War Memorial– Barrie, Ontario Cenetaph Innisfil Memorial
  • Circumstances of Death– Circumstances of Death- Lance Corporal Gordon Douse.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Badge– Cap Badge 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Private Douse enlisted in the 92nd Bn but was transferred to the 42nd Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada) as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V.Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 42nd Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada).  Pte Douse enlisted with the 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the 42nd Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– Shoulder Patch 42nd Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada).  Pte Douse enlisted with the 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the 42nd Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Photo of Gordon Douse– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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