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Joseph Thomas Danis

In memory of:

Private Joseph Thomas Danis

September 2, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

A/10169

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Digitized service file.

Commemorated on Page 74 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

2ND CANADIAN CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

B. 2.

Location:

The 2nd Canadian Cemetery lies in the fields on Accommodation road 400 metres east of the main Contalmaison to Pozieres road. Contalmaison is a village and commune in the Department of the Somme, 6 kilometres east-north-east of Albert. The sunken road from which this cemetery is named is part of the Contalmaison-Pozieres road. The cemetery lies in the fields on Accommodation road 400 metres east of the main Contalmaison to Pozieres road. The cemetery was made in July-October, 1916, during the middle fighting in the Somme offensive. There are now over 40, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. The Cemetery covers an area of 383 square metres and is enclosed by a low red brick wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD
WAR Surnames: Dack to Dabate. Microform Sequence 26; Volume Number 31829_B016735. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 170. Page 355 of 1140.
  • Memorial– Inscription to the memory of Joseph Thomas  Danis on the family grave marker at Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Attestation Papers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)

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