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Narcisse Cloutier

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Narcisse Cloutier

September 17, 1916

Hérissart, France

Military Service


Service Number:

62200

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 12, 1897
Pointe-St-Pierre (Barachois), Gaspésie, Québec

Enlistment:

April 19, 1915
Montréal, Québec

Son of Jean-Jérôme Cloutier (deceased in 1899) and Christine Bond, of Barachois-de-Malbaie, Gaspésie, Québec. His mother remarried to Aubin Chicoine in 1901 and died in 1917 in St-Georges-de-Malbaie. When his father died, Narcisse had been taken care of by his godfather and godmother (Narcisse Blanchard and Elvina Cloutier) of St-Georges-de-Malbaie, and he lived with them after his mother remarried. He stated being born in St-Georges-de-Malbaie on 12 April 1895.

Severely wounded during the Battle of Courcelette, Narcisse was evacuated to No. 2 Field ambulance in Hérissart and died there soon after being admitted.

Commemorated on Page 68 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

F. 54.

Location:

Millencourt is a village which lies approximately 2 kilometres west of Albert. MILLENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION lies to the north of the village on the road to Henencourt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Attestation Papers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CLEAL TO CONNOLLY.  Microform Sequence 21; Volume Number 31829_B016730. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165.  Page 287 of 1384.

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