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Armilias Chevalier

In memory of:

Private Armilias Chevalier

August 19, 1942
Dieppe, France

Military Service


Service Number:

D/62543

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

July 5, 1916
St Leon, Quebec

Enlistment:

July 4, 1940
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Hormidas and Yvonne Chevalier, of Louiseville, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 64 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:

L. 55.

Location:

From the centre of Dieppe take the Avenue Gambetta and Avenue des Canadiens. Head along the N27 out of Dieppe in the direction of Rouen until the first roundabout where there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission sign. Go across the roundabout and continue until you reach a second roundabout. Take the first turning right where there is another CWGC sign. Continue until Chemin des Jonquilles, a road on the left. The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery is on the right of this road and is clearly visible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of Armilias Chevalier– Before he left for Europe, he said, "To my return after the war, as I would rather go fight the Germans there then to wait for them to come here". On his tombestone was written, " Pray that my sacrifice and that of my comrades wasn't in vain".
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery located approximately 5 km. from the beach of Dieppe, France. May he rest in peace. (K. Falconer & J. Stephens)
  • Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France. (J. Stephens)

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