Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Patrick Downey

In memory of:

Private Patrick Downey

September 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

901442

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

42nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 24, 1889

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DRUMMOND CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

I. B. 12.

Location:

Raillencourt is a village on the main Arras-Cambrai road, D939. From the CWGC cemetery on this road, Raillencourt-St-Olle, follow the D939 for 1.6 kilometres to a left turn at its junction with the Rue du Tordoir, where the first CWGC sign is situated. Follow this road for approximately 900 metres, surface changing at 600 metres from tar to rough stone track, at the end of which lies the DRUMMOND CEMETERY.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Patrick Downey– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Family– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Don to Drzewiecki. Microform Sequence 29; Volume Number 31829_B016738. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 173. Page 685 of 1076.

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