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Albany Bélanger

In memory of:

Private Albany Bélanger

October 4, 1916
Courcelette, France

Military Service


Service Number:

448330

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 25, 1884
St-Aubert. L'Islet, Quebec

Enlistment:

October 15, 1915
St-Aubert. L'Islet, Quebec

Baptized Joseph-Albani Bélanger, but he signed his name with a « y » Albany. Son of Félix Bélanger (deceased in 1909) and Apolline Robichaud (deceased in 1906). Married to Alice Jean in 1907, they lived in St-Jean-Port-Joli, L’Islet, Québec. He stated being born on 26 August 1886 when he enlisted.

Commemorated on Page 52 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

III. F. 9.

Location:

Courcelette is a village about 8 kilometres north-east of Albert (next to the main road D929 Albert-Bapaume). The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY lies about 1.5 kilometres north-west of the village. The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY (signposted in the centre of Courcelette) is 1.5 kilometres down a single track lane (suitable for cars).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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