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Albert Vermette

In memory of:

Private Albert Vermette

August 6, 1916
Vierstraat, Ypres, Belgium

Military Service


Service Number:

61403

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 22, 1891
Québec (St-Sauveur), Quebec

Enlistment:

January 28, 1915
St-Jean, Quebec

Baptized Joseph-Albert-Raoul Vermette. Son of Octave « Fafard » Vermette and Philomène Bouchard, of Montréal, Québec.

Albert named his sister, Blanche Vermette, wife of Joseph Cattarinich, as recipient of his pay allotments. He stated being born on 23 March 1892 when he enlisted. His mother died only twelve days after Albert’s death, shortly after receiving the fateful telegram.

Commemorated on Page 176 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. 3.

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.

Digital Collection

  • Grave marker
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