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Alexander Logie Howard Renaud

In memory of:

Major Alexander Logie Howard Renaud

September 15, 1916

Courcelette, France

Military Service


Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 28, 1888
St-Jean, Québec

Enlistment:

May 17, 1915
Valcartier, Québec

Son of Reverend John Frederick Renaud and Harriet Sophia Covernton, of Montréal. Married in 1914 to Kathleen de Courcy Holland, he became father of a son the day before he departed overseas. His wife never remarried and died in 1978.

Commemorated on Page 153 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. D. 3.

Location:

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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  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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