Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John William Billiard

In memory of:

Private John William Billiard

June 6, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

252321

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

28th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 7, 1890
Grand Bruit, Newfoundland and Labrador

Enlistment:

March 2, 1916
Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Son of Henry Billiard of Grand Bruit, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 14 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION (ROUEN)
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

Q. II. L. 6.

Location:

The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery. The cemetery covers an area of 49,885 square metres. The War Stone is on the boundary of the original Cemetery and the Extension, facing the City of Rouen War Memorial. The Cross is raised on a terrace on the further side of the Extension. The Chapel, cruciform and surmounted by a dome, is in the middle of the Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Bernard to Binyon. Mircoform Sequence 9; Volume Number 31829_B016719; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 153 Page 547 of 652

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