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Joseph Albert Andre Girard

In memory of:

Private Joseph Albert Andre Girard

December 15, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

D/648119

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Additional Information


Son of Hormidas and Marie Stella Girard, of Montreal.

Commemorated on Page 163 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MONTREAL (NOTRE DAME DES NEIGES) CEMETERY
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

Grave 6426.

Location:

Montreal (Notre Dame des Nieges) Cemetery adjoins the Mount Royal Cemetery, in Montreal, Québec, and a War Cross is erected on the dividing line. Access by car via Highway 15 (Decarie) south, and take the exit for Queen Mary Road. Follow signs for Cote des Neiges Road south. The entrance to the cemetery is on the left hand side of this road. During both wars, Montreal was the headquarters of No. 4 Military District. The city had seven military hospitals with more than 900 beds during the First and Second World Wars. The Royal Air Force Ferry Command had its headquarters at Dorval Airport and there was a Royal Air Force Station at St.Hubert. Some graves cannot be individually marked and are commemorated on a bronze plaque fixed to the Cross of Sacrifice.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo– Joseph died as a result of an accident. This photo shows the location of the mishap. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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