Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alexander Neveu

In memory of:

Private Alexander Neveu

June 5, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)


16th Bn.

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 141 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. B. 89.


Boulogne-sur-Mer is a large Channel port. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, one of the town cemeteries, lies in the district of St Martin Boulogne, just beyond the eastern (Chateau) corner of the Citadel (Haute-Ville).

The cemetery is a large civil cemetery, split in two by the Rue de Dringhen, just south of the main road (RN42) to St Omer. The Commonwealth War Graves plot is located down the western edge of the southern section of the cemetery, with an entrance in the Rue de Dringhen. Unusually, the headstones are laid flat in this cemetery. This is due to the sandy soil. Car parking is available along the Rue de Dringhen.

Visiting Information
This Cemetery is open 7 days a week, all year round.
From 1 October to 15 March: 08.00 - 18.00
From 16 March to 30 September: 08.00 - 19.00

Wheelchair access to this cemetery is possible with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on telephone number 01628 507200.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Postcard from Alexander Neveu– Post card sent to Oscar Neveu, his first son on Dec 23, 1909.
  • Postcard 2– Postcard sent to Doria, his daughter (married to Fred Moreau). 
Sent September 18, 1915.
  • Postcard 3– Postcard sent to Madam Alex Neveu (Exilda Renaud), his wife.
Date Unknown
  • Back of postcard 1
  • Back of postcard 2
  • Back of postcard 3
  • Referee– One of Alexander Neveu's Pastimes during World War One was as a Referee. Date Unkown.
  • Postcard  4– Post Card Date Unknown From Alex Neveu to Doria Moreau nee Neveu.
  • Referee - photo 2– Date of photo is January 1st (Year Unknown).
  • Back of postcard 4– Alex explaining about this Match on January 1st
  • Postcard in Quensel– Alexander in Town on Quensel B.C.  He was posted there for the War.
  • Back of Postcard in Quensel– The beautiful town of Quensel
  • Alex and a friend– Alex Neveu standing with one of his friends, a Boxer he referred and his dog Scottie.
  • Back of photo of Alex and friend– Alex Neveu, his dog Scottie and a friend.

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