Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Victor Lafayette Soucisse

In memory of:

Lieutenant Victor Lafayette Soucisse

November 14, 1944

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

September 19, 1918
Montreal, Québec

Enlistment:

September 8, 1941
Montreal, Québec

Son of Victor and Anna Grace Soucisse, of Montreal, Quebec.

Brother of Paul Edward Soucisse who died on April 29, 1944 while serving with the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve.

Commemorated on Page 449 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY
Surrey, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

51. A. 9.

Location:

Brookwood is 30 miles from London (M3 to Bagshot and then A322). The main entrance to Brookwood Military Cemetery is on the A324 from the village of Pirbright. Brookwood Military Cemetery is owned by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and is the largest Commonwealth war cemetery in the United Kingdom, covering approximately 37 acres. In 1917, an area of land in Brookwood Cemetery (originally The London Necropolis) was set aside for the burial of men and women of the forces of the Commonwealth and Americans, who had died, many of battle wounds, in the London district. This site was further extended to accommodate the Commonwealth casualties of the Second World War, and American, Belgian, Czech, Dutch, French and Polish plots containing the graves of Allied casualties. There are also German and Italian plots where prisoners of war lie buried.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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