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Gérazime Chénier

In memory of:

Private Gérazime Chénier

July 14, 1916
Saint-Éloi, Ypres, Belgium

Military Service


Service Number:

417025

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 8, 1882
Bourget (Clarence Creek), Russell, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 23, 1915
Hull, Outaouais, Quebec

Baptized Joseph-Gérazime, he simply signed Gérazime. Son of Stanislas Chénier (deceased in 1903) and Célina Sauvé, of Bourget, Ontario and Ste-Scholastique, Deux-Montagnes, Québec. He stated being born on 10 April when he enlisted.

Commemorated on Page 66 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. B. 10.

Location:

ELZENWALLE BRASSERIE CEMETERY is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, on the Kemmelseweg, a road connecting Ieper to Kemmel (N331). From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort), and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 m after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing). The ELZENWALLE BRASSERIE CEMETERY lies 4 Km along the Kemmelseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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