Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Louis Rosario Lavoie

In memory of:

Lieutenant Louis Rosario Lavoie

September 15, 1916

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


22nd Bn.


Military Medal for bravery as Sergeant Signaller at Mont Sorrel (Ypres) between June 14 to 19, 1916.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


November 30, 1889
Les Escoumins, Côte-Nord, Québec


October 21, 1914
Montreal, Québec

Son of Joseph Lavoie and Adèle Dubé, of Coaticook, Stanstead, Québec.

He stated being born in Rimouski when he enlisted, (service number 61021).

He was promoted Officer on June 26, 1916.

Commemorated on Page 117 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

II. D. 5.


Contalmaison is a village in the Department of the Somme, 6 kilometres east-north-east of Albert. The Sunken Road, from which the cemetery is named, is part of the Contalmaison-Pozieres road, and the cemetery lies a little east of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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