Language selection

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Lawrence Behan

In memory of:

Private Lawrence Behan

March 3, 1920

Military Service


Service Number:

177989

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

April 14, 1892
Montreal, Quebec

Enlistment:

November 6, 1915
Montreal, Quebec

Son of the late Lawrence and Julia Behan.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MONTREAL (NOTRE DAME DES NEIGES) CEMETERY
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

(987. N.) A.C. Bronze Plaque within cemetery

Location:

Montreal (Notre Dame des Nieges) Cemetery adjoins the Mount Royal Cemetery, in Montreal, Québec, and a War Cross is erected on the dividing line. Access by car via Highway 15 (Decarie) south, and take the exit for Queen Mary Road. Follow signs for Cote des Neiges Road south. The entrance to the cemetery is on the left hand side of this road. During both wars, Montreal was the headquarters of No. 4 Military District. The city had seven military hospitals with more than 900 beds during the First and Second World Wars. The Royal Air Force Ferry Command had its headquarters at Dorval Airport and there was a Royal Air Force Station at St.Hubert. Some graves cannot be individually marked and are commemorated on a bronze plaque fixed to the Cross of Sacrifice.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Do you have photographs or personal memorabilia relating to Lawrence Behan that you want included in our digital collection?

Send us your images

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email vac.cvwm-mvgc.acc@canada.ca or call us.

Date modified: