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Angus John Jacquard

In memory of:

Rifleman Angus John Jacquard

January 1, 1944


Camp Niigata-Rinko 5B, Japan

Military Service


Service Number:

F/42667

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Citation(s):

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

Additional Information


Born:

August 2, 1921
Little River, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

October 30, 1939
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Son of John Magloire Jacquard and Julienne (alias Julia) Anne Bond, of Little River Harbour, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

He enrolled with the West Nova Scotia Regiment, was deployed to 1st Battalion, Royal Rifles of Canada, on 28 November 1940, served with Force W in Newfoundland, was transferred to Force C, was captured in Hong Kong and sent to force labour in Japan, from 15 August 1943 until the day he died, 1 January 1944, caused by a typhoon that swept his camp and hut. He had 1,524 days of service, including 796 overseas.

Commemorated on Page 344 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Cdn Sec. A. C. 12.

Location:

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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