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The Channel Islands and the Great War
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Le Maitre, O

Amara War Cemetery, Iraq

Amara War Cemetery, Iraq


Octave in civilian life as a stone cracker


Private Octave Le Maitre
5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment

1914-15 Star

Son of Octave & Jeanne Le Maitre of St Sampson's. Born in St Peter Port Guernsey. Resident of and enlisted in St Helier, Jersey.

Died of Wounds in Mesopotamia, aged 34 years

Commemorated on

Island (Bailiwick) Memorial, St Peter Port, Guernsey
St John's Church Memorial, Guernsey

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record



Photographs courtesy of Clive Armstrong