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Clement Cyr

In memory of:

Rifleman Clement Cyr

June 7, 1945
Camp Omine 5B, Fukuoka, Japan

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.


1939-1945 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


November 23, 1917
New Richmond, Bonaventure, Quebec


September 5, 1940
Valcartier, Quebec

He was born under the name of Clémentin Cyr.

Son of Adélard Cyr and Malvina Cyr of New Richmond, Québec. Brother of Rifleman Leon Cyr, regimental number E-30355, and Augustin Cyr, regimental number E-30357, of the Royal Rifles of Canada, also prisoners of war in Hong Kong and Japan. They survived the war.

Served in Québec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland with W Force, Hong Kong with C Force, Japan as a prisoner of war. He had 1,829 days of service, including 1,411 overseas.

Commemorated on Page 507 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

Sec. B. D. 12.


YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY is 9 kilometres west of the city on Yuenchi-Dori, Hodogaya Ward, which branches left off the old Tokkaido highway. The nearest railway station is Hodogaya, 5 kilometres to the north on the JNR line but the cemetery is easily reached by bus from Yokohama station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper clipping– Le Petit Courrier du Sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse
 12 November 1942 
Volume 6 Number 37
  • Photo of Clement Cyr– In memory of those who served in Hong Kong during World War 11 and did not come home. Submitted with permission on behalf of the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association by Operation: Picture Me.

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