Major Talbot Mercer Papineau

Major Talbot Mercer Papineau

Birth
Montebello, Outaouais Region, Quebec, Canada
Death 30 Oct 1917 (aged 34)
Passchendaele, Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
Memorial Site* Ypres (Ieper), Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium

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Major
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
(Eastern Ontario Regt.)
Canadian Army
World War I
Aged 34

Son of Louis Joseph and Caroline Pitkin Rogers Papineau, of The Manor House, Montebello, Quebec. Brother of Louis-Joseph IV, James Randall Wescott and Phillippe-Bruneau-Monigny. His grandfather was Louis-Joseph Papineau, leader of the patriot rebels in 1837 in the Province of Quebec.

Honours and Awards:
Military Cross
Citation in London Gazette No. 29131
dated 13 April 1915.
"For conspicuous gallantry at St. Eloi, on 28th February, 1915, when in charge of bomb throwers during our attack on the enemy's trenches. He shot two of the enemy himself, and then ran along the German sap throwing bombs therein."
Mentioned in despatches, London Gazette No. 29200 dated 22 June 1915.

Gravesite Details Note from GN: M C

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  • Maintained by: Milou
  • Originally Created by: International Wargraves Photography Project
  • Added: 14 Oct 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 12044624
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Major Talbot Mercer Papineau (25 Mar 1883–30 Oct 1917), Find a Grave Memorial no. 12044624, citing Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres (Ieper), Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium ; Maintained by Milou (contributor 46858724) .