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Lucien François Boutet

In memory of:

Sergeant Lucien François Boutet

February 28, 1969

Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

26754

Age:

45

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

No. 3 Wing

Citation(s):

Special Service Medal, Canadian Forces Decoration, 1939-1945 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal

Additional Information


Born:

October 12, 1923
Charny, Québec

Enlistment:

October 7, 1946

Son of Adelard and Marie-Louise. Husband of Marie Phyliss (nee Carey). Father of Sharon, Ann Louise and Michael Boutet.

Commemorated on Page 146 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY
Meurthe-et-Moselle, France

Grave Reference:

Section 10 Row A Grave 5

Location:

Choloy is a village and commune in the Department of the Meurthe-et-Moselle, 28 kilometres west of Nancy and some 5 kilometres west of Toul, a town on the N4 road from Paris to Nancy. The village is south of the River Moselle on the minor road (D11B) from Toul to the neighbouring village of Foug. The CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY is 3 kilometres west of Toul on the north side of the D11B road. The Choloy War Cemetery is the last resting place of casualties from the First and Second World Wars and is managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. It is also the final resting place for many Royal Canadian Air Force members and their families who died while serving in Europe as part of 1 Air Division between 1953 and 1967 and other Service Members serving with NATO in Germany following Canada's departure from France.

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