Pte. Lemoyne William Napoleon GERVAIS

Pte. Lemoyne William Napoleon GERVAIS

Male 1884 - 1916  (31 years)

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  • Name Lemoyne William Napoleon GERVAIS 
    Prefix Pte. 
    Born 20 Dec 1884  Gower Point, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census-Household Member 1891  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census-Household Member 1901  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Attestation Papers 24 Aug 1915  Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause of Death 16 Sep 1916 
    WWI service Service # 417567 Army CEF 22nd Bn 
    Occupation cook 
    Died 16 Sep 1916  Albert, Somme, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Buried Becordel-Becourt, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Dartmoor Cemetery
    Somme
    France 
    Person ID I48553255  Whitewater Region Early Families
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2022 

    Father Gilbert-Cyrille GERVAIS,   b. 23 Jun 1840, Lapasse, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1922, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Henrietta Monica BERTRAND,   b. 6 Aug 1842, Lapasse, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1932, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1869  Lapasse, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F16035383  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario
    Photographed by Fay Bennett
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario (on the back)
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario (on the back)
    Photographed by Fay Bennett
    Gervais, Pte. Lemoyne military photo
    Gervais, Pte. Lemoyne military photo
    The Canadian Virtual War Memorial: Veterans Affairs Canada. "The Canadian Virtual War Memorial (CVWM)." Database. Veterans Affairs Canada. www.veterans.gc.ca/eng. https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/38831?Lemoyne%20Gervais
    Beachburg War Memorial, Beachburg, Ontario
    Beachburg War Memorial, Beachburg, Ontario
    Photographed by Fay Bennett

    Documents
    Gervais, Pte. Lemoyne - Commonwealth War Graves Commission Certificate
    Gervais, Pte. Lemoyne - Commonwealth War Graves Commission Certificate
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/38831/WILLIAM%20NAPOLEON%20LEMOYNE%20GERVAIS/

    Headstones
    Memorial Dedicated to WWI & WWII casualties, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Lapasse, ON
    Memorial Dedicated to WWI & WWII casualties, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Lapasse, ON
    Photographed by Fay Bennett

    Histories
    Gervais, Pte. Lemoyne William Napoleon military summary
    Gervais, Pte. Lemoyne William Napoleon military summary
    Compiled by Fay Bennett from sources listed

  • Notes 
    • 1911 Westmeath Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario with parents

    Census-Household Member:
    • Role: Household Member
    • Role: Household Member

    Attestation Papers:
    • Age 30, 5' 4 3/4"
      Light brown complexion, Brown eyes & bald headed with dark brown hair.

    Cause of Death:
    • Died of wounds on Sep 15, 1916 whilst crossing through the enemy barrage newar the lines occupied by the 6th Brigade. He was carried to No. 15 Main Dressing Station by stretcher bearers, whe he succumbed the following day

  • Sources 
    1. [S592402] '"Ontario Birth Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (Subscription www.ancestry.ca), 031255 Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S592992] Mil-Canadian Virtual War Memorial, Veterans Affairs Canada, ((www.veterans.gc.ca/eng)), ). (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S593001] Mil-Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War, Canada., (Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa. https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/Pages/home.aspx.).

    4. [S592655] Mil-Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, ((www.cwgc.org)), ). (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S592991] Mil-WWI Personnel Records of the First World War, Canada., ( Library and Archives Canada . https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/search.aspx.).

    6. [S592661] *BMD-Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1747-1967 ", Ancestry.com, ((Ancestry.ca)), Lapasse. (Reliability: 3).