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Osmond Glorieux Geernaert

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Osmond Glorieux Geernaert

October 9, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

478907

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information


Born:

December 31, 1893
Colchester, England

Son of Osmond William and Alice Maud (nee Studd) Geernaert, of Prince George, British Columbia. Brother of Private Edward Douglas Geernaert, 7th Battalion, killed in action on 24 April 1915, and Louis Glorieux. Lance Corporal Geernaert also served four years with the United States Marine Corps.

Commemorated on Page 90 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SOUPLET BRITISH CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

III. C. I.

Location:

St. Souplet is a village about 6 kilometres south of Le Cateau, which is a small town approximately 20 kilometres south-east of Cambrai. ST. SOUPLET BRITISH CEMETERY lies to the south-west of the village after the village of St. Benin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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