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Amédée Bourget

In memory of:

Private Amédée Bourget

November 5, 1918

Horton, Surrey, United Kingdom

Military Service


Service Number:

1057426

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 11, 1897
Québec (St-Sauveur), Québec

Enlistment:

April 23, 1917
Montréal, Québec

Baptized Joseph-Achille-Amédée Bourget. Son of Joseph Bourget and Flora Julien, of Montréal. He stated being born in 1896 when he enlisted.

He was severely wounded on 8 June 1918 in the trenches of Neuville-Vitasse, in France, and evacuated in England. After several months in hospital, he was almost healed when, at the end of October, he contracted the Spanish Flu. He was then transferred to Manor (County of London) War Hospital, in Horton, where he died of pneumonia a week later.

Commemorated on Page 372 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

EPSOM CEMETERY
Surrey, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Screen Wall. K. 95.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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