74199 Cadet James de Beaujeu Domville

Title

74199 Cadet James de Beaujeu Domville

Description

74199 Cadet James de Beaujeu Domville, 42nd Wing, Royal Flying Corps, killed September 13, 1917
Lieutenant James de Beaujeu Domville, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Domville of Rosemere, Que., began his early education at Loyola in 1907. He afterwards went to Stonyhurst, England, and thence to Bishop’s College, Lennoxville, Que; he was in attendance at the latter when war was declared. He enlisted in the Royal Air Force and had almost completed his training as pilot when he met his death. (Loyola College Review 1918 38)
74199 Cadet James de Beaujeu Domville was training in the 42nd Wing of the Royal Flying Corps at Deseronto when he collided with another aircraft. Domville was 17 at the time of his death (13 September 1917) and is buried in grave 590S of the Montreal Cemetery of Côte-des-Neiges. Interestingly, a brother was to die as a Squadron Leader with the Royal Air Force in the Pacific Theatre in 1943. (Drolet 14)

Source

Drolet, Dr. “Gil”. Loyola, The Wars: In Remembrance of “Men for Others”. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies, Wilfred Laurier University, 1996.
Loyola College Review

Date

1914 - 1918

Files

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Citation

“74199 Cadet James de Beaujeu Domville,” Loyola Archives, accessed August 19, 2018, https://lhsarchives.omeka.net/items/show/309.

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