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Edgar Bourbonnais

In memory of:

Private Edgar Bourbonnais

August 24, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

61785

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 5, 1890
Ogdensburg, New York

Enlistment:

October 23, 1914
Montreal, Québec

Son of Léonard Bourbonnais and Joséphine Denis, of Montréal, Québec. On his attestation paper, Bernard is inscribed as his father’s first name, but genealogy research indicate that his father’s first name was Léonard.

Commemorated on Page 205 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:

III. D. 48.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Border to Boys. Mircoform Sequence 12; Volume Number 131829_B016721; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 156 Page 313 of 934

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