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Francis Gregory Dondaneau

In memory of:

Private Francis Gregory Dondaneau

April 28, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

687030

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

16th

Additional Information


Born:

March 1, 1896

Commemorated on Page 229 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VILLERS STATION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. E. 11.

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: Don to Drzewiecki. Microform Sequence 29; Volume Number 31829_B016738. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 173. Page 109 of 1076.
  • Grave marker– Photo located at link; https://www.canadianletters.ca/sites/default/files/scans/Keating.photo.March.30.1919.front.3.jpg


Note the cross in center of frame in front of man in photo, is the  grave of DONDANEAU, FRANCIS GREGORY
Regimental Number:	
687030.  At Cemetery Villers au Bois in 1919. Photo from collection of Harold Gregg Keating of the Canadian MG Corps.  Note; Dondaneau was a member of 16th Coy CMGC in 1917.

X-Ref- Library and Archives Canada - https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=360271
  • War Memorial– Kamloops Cenotaph, Memorial Park, Battle Street and 2nd Avenue, Kamloops, British Columbia.   Includes honour roll tablets listing 189 names for World War I and 92 names for World War II.  Unveiled on May 24th, 1925.   Inscribed:  C.E.F. - NOR TIME NOR TIDE CAN EVER EFFACE THE MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD.

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