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Wilfrid Chevigny

In memory of:

Private Wilfrid Chevigny

June 12, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

703071

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

102nd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Alfred Chevigny, of St. Albert, Alberta.

He served as Alexandre Joseph Martel and he is also commemorated on page 290 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 215 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VILLERS STATION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

X. C. 10.

Location:

Villers-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 11 kilometres north-west of Arras. The VILLERS STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-west 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:  Catchpole to Chignell. Microform Sequence 19; Volume Number 31829_B016728. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165. Page 919 of 958.   He enlisted under the name Alex Joseph Martel.  His true name was Wilfrid Chevigny. His digitized service file, http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B1673-S026, simply states he was killed in action. No further information on the circumstances of his death can be found in the file.

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