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Armand Bernard

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Armand Bernard

August 16, 1917

Cote 70, Lens, France

Military Service


Service Number:

847205

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 26, 1898
Montréal (Immaculée-Conception), Quebec

Enlistment:

January 20, 1916
Montréal, Quebec

Baptized Joseph-Alcide-Armand Bernard. Son of Joseph-Olivier Bernard and Clarinda Welther (deceased in 1912). His father remarried to Dora Hubert in 1912 and they resided in Montréal, Québec. He stated being born in 1895 when he enlisted. He was mortally wounded on 15 August 1917 during the assault on Hill 70 and he died the next day at n° 6 Casualty Clearing Station, then located in the village of Bruay.

Commemorated on Page 200 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. C. 45.

Location:

Barlin is a village about 11 kilometres south-west of Bethune on the D188, between the Bethune-Arras and Bethune-St. Pol roads, about 6.5 kilometres south-east of Bruay. The BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION lie to the north of the village on the D171 road to Houchin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Bernard to Binyan. Mircoform Sequence 9; Volume Number 31829_B016719; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 153 Page 5 of 652

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