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Arthur Turgeon

In memory of:

Lieutenant Arthur Turgeon

August 28, 1919

Hôpital Belmont de Montréal, Quebec

Military Service


Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

41st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 22, 1889
Ste-Sophie-d’Halifax, Mégantic, Quebec

Enlistment:

March 8, 1915
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Michel Turgeon (deceased in 1890) and Lucendy Lamontagne (deceased in 1889), of Ste-Sophie-d’Halifax. Husband of Aurore Bouthillier, of Montréal.

He enlisted with the 41st Battalion but he served at the front with the 22nd Battalion. He then served in England from May 1917 until his released in December 1918. He died of pulmonary tuberculosis nine months later and his death was deemed caused by is military service.

Commemorated on Page 544 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MONTREAL (NOTRE DAME DES NEIGES) CEMETERY
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

Soldiers Plot

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.

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