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Lucien Fortier

In memory of:

Private Lucien Fortier

May 7, 1919

Québec, Quebec

Military Service


Service Number:

449377

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 23, 1897
Québec (Notre-Dame), Quebec

Enlistment:

May 4, 1916
Québec, Quebec

Baptized Louis-Laurier-Émile-Lucien Fortier. Son of Ignace Fortier (deceased in 1916) and Marie-Louise Lachance, of Québec. He stated being born on 20 January when he enlisted.

Lucien was serving at the front since nine months when he was evacuated to England due to a serious case of "trench foot". He was also diagnosed and treated for the tuberculosis. The treatments did not prove successful and after one year, he was repatriated as medically unfit and was released from service on 31 July 1918. He died of tuberculosis the following year and his death was declared to be attributable to service.

Commemorated on Page 533 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

QUEBEC CITY (NOTRE DAME DE BELMONT) CEMETERY
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

AC.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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