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Elzéar Augustin Valiquet

In memory of:

Lieutenant Elzéar Augustin Valiquet

July 22, 1917


Cité St-Pierre (Lens), France

Military Service


Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 22, 1882
Ottawa, Ontario

Enlistment:

July 1, 1916
Baie-St-Paul, Charlevoix, Quebec

Baptized Marie-Elzéar-Ovide Valiquet. Son of Louis-Ulric Valiquet and Sarah Laflamme, of Ottawa. He stated being born in 1883 when he enlisted. He signed-up for overseas on 1 July 1916, however, he had been serving since 21 September 1915 (enrolled in Victoria, BC).

Commemorated on Page 342 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. A. 10.

Location:

Lillers is a small town about 15 kilometres west-north-west of Bethune and the, LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY lies to the north of the town. From the Mairie in the centre of the town, head north on the D182, after 500 metres turn right onto Rue St. Venant. The cemetery is a further 200 metres on the left hand side. The Commonwealth burials are at the far end of the communal plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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