748045 Daniel Larigee

Date of Birth: 11 August 1897

Place of Birth: St Erdieu, Megantic, Quebec

Residence: Ascot Corner, Quebec

Nok: Mr. Ed Larigee, Ascot Corner, Quebec (Father)

Trade: Farmer

Attestation date: 01 December 1915

Previous military service: 7th Hussars

Unit: 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles

Status: Killed in action - 30 Oct 1917

Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

Details of Service: Awaiting further information. According to the newspaper articles found at the link below, Both Daniel and his brother Patrick were part of the first draft of 117th Battalion soldiers to be transferred to 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles. Another article indicates that Daniel was wouned on 24 May being shot in the thigh. He would recover only to be Killed In Action during the battle of Passchendaele.

 

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