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Phillippe Lefrançois

In memory of:

Private Phillippe Lefrançois

October 4, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

417922

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 26, 1893
Rumford Falls, Maine

Enlistment:

June 10, 1915
Sherbrooke, Québec

Son of Édouard Lefrançois (deceased in 1911) and Olivine Roy. His mother remarried to Charles Tibault in 1914 and lived in Sherbrooke, Québec.

Commemorated on Page 118 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. D. 2.

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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  • Sherbrooke Monument– Cover of the original program distributed at the unveiling of the Sherbrooke WWI memorial on November 7th, 1926, and two images of the monument.   The monument was designed by Mr. G. W. Hill of Montreal, Quebec with bronze figures cast in Belgium and granite from the Stanstead district.  The bronze Memorial tablet lists 249 names.

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