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Adélard Bédard

In memory of:

Sergeant Adélard Bédard

April 11, 1918

Neuville-Vitasse, France

Military Service


Service Number:

416073

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal (London Gazette n° 30622 10 April 1918)

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

October 11, 1893
Métabetchouan, Lac St-Jean, Quebec

Enlistment:

February 22, 1915
Québec, Quebec

Son of Onésime Bédard and Odile Bourdeau (deceased in 1902). His father remarried to Marie Lemieux in 1903 and the lived in Québec. He stated being born on 13 October 1894 when he enlisted.

Commemorated on Page 366 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WAILLY ORCHARD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. B. 3.

Location:

Wailly is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais about 6 kilometres south-west from Arras in the valley of the little river Crinchon. WAILLY ORCHARD CEMETERY stands above the village on its outskirts in part of the old orchard.

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:  Bea to Belisle. Mircoform Sequence 7; Volume Number 31829_B016717. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 151.  Page 471 of 724.
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