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Henri De Varennes

In memory of:

Lieutenant Henri De Varennes

August 16, 1917


Cote 70 (Lens), France

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 27, 1892
Waterloo, Cantons de l’Est, Quebec

Enlistment:

May 8, 1916
Montréal, Quebec

Baptized Joseph-Ernest-Henri. Only son of Ernest-Ferdinand de Varennes and Marie-Louise Cimon. His father was a Member of legislative council in Québec from 1904 until 1919. He was declared killed in action on 15 August but the date of death was corrected to 16 August.

Commemorated on Page 227 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Sp. Mem. 2.

Location:

Loos (Loos-en-Gohelle) is a village to the north of the road from Lens to Bethune. From Lens, take the N43 towards Bethune. Arriving at Loos, turn right at CWGC sign post. The LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY is about 1 kilometre from Loos Church in the southern part of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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