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Joseph Boucher

In memory of:

Private Joseph Boucher

August 16, 1917

Cote 70, Lens, France

Military Service


Service Number:

847526

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 28, 1897
Québec (St-Sauveur), Québec

Enlistment:

March 2, 1916
Montréal, Québec

Baptized Joseph-François Boucher. Son of Théophile Boucher and Florida Guillemette, of Montréal, Québec.

Commemorated on Page 205 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. MARY'S A.D.S. CEMETERY, HAISNES
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XIII. E. 3.

Location:

ST. MARY'S A.D.S. CEMETERY is located in the vicinity of Haisnes which lies between the towns of Lens and La Bassee in the Pas-de-Calais. Although the Cemetery lies in open farmland, there are neighbouring towns of Vermelles, Loos-en-Gohelle and Hulluch. The Cemetery can be reached from the D947, Lens to La Bassee road, and a CWGC signpost is visible on this road. The Cemetery is to be found on the D39, Hulluch to Vermelles road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Border to Boys. Mircoform Sequence 12; Volume Number 131829_B016721; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 156 Page 183 of 934
  • Grave marker– Photo: Wilf Schofield, England

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