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Louis Ignace Alfred Desjardins

In memory of:

Private Louis Ignace Alfred Desjardins

September 17, 1920
Montréal, Quebec

Military Service


Service Number:

4040040

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 27, 1896
St-Germain-de-Kamouraska, Bas St-Laurent, Quebec

Enlistment:

January 3, 1918
Québec, Quebec

Baptized Louis-Ignace-Alfred Desjardins. Son of Malvina Leclerc (deceased 1900) and Jean-Baptiste Desjardins (remarried to Mathilde Morel in 1905, he died in 1919).

Alfred was severely wounded in Chérisy on 28 August 1918 and he was evacuated to England on the following days. He was hospitalized there until he was repatriated on 18 August 1919 and disabled, he was admitted to the Veteran’s hospital at Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue. He was released from military service as unfit for service on 3 March 1920, and he died six month later of empyema due to his wounds.

Commemorated on Page 548 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. GERMAIN CEMETERY
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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