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Rosario Chartrand

In memory of:

Private Rosario Chartrand

May 29, 1917

Bruay-la-Bussière, France

Military Service


Service Number:

120106

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 5, 1892
Montréal (Notre-Dame), Quebec

Enlistment:

August 7, 1915
Montréal, Quebec

Baptized Joseph-Rosario-Armand Chartrand. Son of Philias Chartrand (deceased in 1906) and Alphonsine Sigouin, of Montréal, Québec. His mother remarried to Joseph Lajoie in 1914 and later moved to Ste-Marie-Salomé, Montcalm, Québec. Rosario stated being born on 4 October 1892 when he enlisted.

Severely wounded by shrapnel on 28 May 1917, while he was digging a communication trench near Thélus, he was evacuated to casualty No. 6 clearing station located in Bruay-la-Bussière, where he died the next day.

Commemorated on Page 215 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. B. 24.

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:  Catchpole to Chignell. Microform Sequence 19; Volume Number 31829_B016728. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165. Page 781 of 958.
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