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Joseph Dubord

In memory of:

Private Joseph Dubord

October 4, 1916
Contay, Somme, France

Military Service


Service Number:

417271

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 21, 1887
Trois-Rivières, Mauricie, Quebec

Enlistment:

July 30, 1915
Montréal, Quebec

"Baptized Joseph-Henri Dubord. Son of Henriette Pintal (deceased in 1888) and Ludovic Dubord (remarried in 1889 to Adèle Guimond and deceased in 1895). Adèle Guimond died in 1904 and they were all from Trois-Rivières.

He named his uncle Onésime Pintal, of Champlain, Mauricie, as next of kin, and Anna Lord (wife of Hercule Garceau), of Trois-Rivières, as adoptive mother and heiress.

Severely wounded to the abdomen during the assault on Regina trench in Courcelette, he died of his wounds at No 9 Casualty clearing station, located in Contay, near Amiens."

Commemorated on Page 80 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. F. 27.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

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: Duane to Dzhobiewski. Microform Sequence 30; Volume Number 31829_B016739. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 174. Page 51 of 1062.
  • Grave marker– Grave marker

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