Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gaston Boisclair

In memory of:

Private Gaston Boisclair

August 29, 1943

Kiska, Alaska

Military Service


Service Number:

D/642233

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Le Regiment de Hull, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

March 28, 1923
Macamic, Québec

Enlistment:

December 1, 1942

Son of Napoleon and Bernadette Boisclair, of Malartic, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 138 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FORT RICHARDSON POST CEMETERY
Alaska, United States of America

Grave Reference:

Plot Z. Grave 228.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of original Graves– A photograph of the cemetary on Kiska Island with the four Canadian casualties. Eventually the remains of Private Gaston Boisclair, Private Gerard Desjardins, Private Peter Poshtar and Lieuntenant Sidney Vessey   were later reburied in the Fort Richardson Cemetery in Alaska.

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