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Henri Bélanger

In memory of:

Private Henri Bélanger

June 13, 1918

Neuville-Vitasse, France

Military Service


Service Number:

462

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 28, 1891
Lauzon, Chaudière-Appalaches, Quebec

Enlistment:

October 30, 1916
Québec, Quebec

Son of Joseph Bélanger and Joséphine Larue, of Lauzon, Québec. His Battalion was in Brigade support South-East of Agny and was sending soldiers to improve the trenches of Telegraph Hill Switch, close to Neuville-Vitasse. Henri was killed by heavy artillery shell while he was on fatigue labor.

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:

III. C. 1.

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.

Digital Collection

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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 641 of 724.

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