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Hervé Baron

In memory of:

Private Hervé Baron

November 10, 1915
Bailleul, France

Military Service

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Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


22nd Bn.

Additional Information


April 1, 1897
St-Hyacinthe, Quebec


October 21, 1914
Montréal, Quebec

Baptized Joseph-Rémi-Émile-Hervey Baron. Son of Léandre Baron and Azilda Cyr, of St-Hyacinthe and Montréal, Québec. He stated being born in 1896 when he enlisted. He died of a head injury suffered two days earlier in the trenches of Vierstraat in Belgium.

Commemorated on Page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. C. 45.


Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bark to Bazinet. Mircoform Sequence 6; Volume Number 31829_B016716. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 150.  Page 323 of 1058.
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  • Grave marker– Grave marker

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