Marquis, Ludger E.

Regimental Number: 904377
Rank: Sapper
Branch: Canadian Railway Troops

Ludger was born in Isle-Verte, Quebec on March 23, 1885. In 1913, he filed on SW 22-78-21-W5. Ludger enlisted in the Canadian Army in March of 1916. On August 18, 1918, Ludger suffered from gunshot wounds that damaged both of his eyes, as well as multiple bomb wounds to his arm and chest. He had climbed out of a trench at Amiens and slipped and fell on a German hand grenade, which exploded. This left him legally blind; he was able to count fingers at about one foot away. Ludger died on May 3, 1933.