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Alfred Béland

In memory of:

Private Alfred Béland

April 10, 1918

Manchester, United Kingdom

Military Service


Service Number:

933051

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 27, 1887
Montréal (Sacré-Coeur), Quebec

Enlistment:

April 6, 1917
Montréal, Quebec

Baptized Joseph-Louis-Alfred Béland. He stated being born on 8 February 1885 when he enlisted. Son of Antoine Béland (deceased in 1907) and Malvina Grenier (deceased in 1922). Married to Rose-Alba Renaud in 1906 and father of four children, of Montréal, Québec.

He was evacuated of his unit on 3 January 1918 and was sent to England at the end of the month due to chronic nephritis. He died there two months later of this condition; pleuritic and pneumonia.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MANCHESTER SOUTHERN CEMETERY
Lancashire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

S. 111.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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