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Guy Blanchette

In memory of:

Private Guy Blanchette

August 8, 1918


Marcelcave, Amiens, France

Military Service


Service Number:

3155395

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

24th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 22, 1893
Potsdam, New York

Enlistment:

January 5, 1918
Montréal, Quebec

Son of François « Frank » Blanchette and Émilie Lefevre-Chartrand, of Huntingdon, Montérégie, Québec. He stated that he did not know his date of birth when he enlisted, so for his memorial page, the 1901 census is used.

Three months after his death, his brother George (service number 3155106) died while in combat, on 7 November 1918, at Élouges, near Mons, Belgium, with the 22nd Battalion.

Commemorated on Page 370 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. F. 5.

Location:

Villers-Bretonneux is a town 16 kilometres east of Amiens and the ADELAIDE CEMETERY is situated west of the village on the north side of the main road from Amiens to St. Quentin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstance of death– Source:  Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Blampie to Booth; Mircoform Sequence 11; Volume Number 131829_B016720; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 155 Page 41 of 762.
  • Grave marker– Photo courtesy
Wilf Schofield, England

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