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Rene Desmarais

In memory of:

Sergeant Rene Desmarais

August 9, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

199021

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

25th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

and Bar

Additional Information


Born:

May 7, 1891

Son of Eusebe and Josephine Desmarais, of Keewatin, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 397 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

A. 13.

Location:

Vrely is a village 32 kilometres East of Amiens, immediately South of Rosieres-en-Santerre. The Communal Cemetery Extension adjoins the rear of the Communal Cemetery which is West of the village on the road to Caix.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Davy to Detro. Microform Sequence 27; Volume Number 31829_B016736. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 171. Page 985 of 1036.

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