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George Blanchette

In memory of:

Private George Blanchette

November 7, 1918


Élouges, Mons, Belgium

Military Service


Service Number:

3155106

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 18, 1896
Huntingdon, Montérégie, Quebec

Enlistment:

December 26, 1917
Montréal, Quebec

Baptized George-Gilbert Blanchette. Son of François « Frank » Blanchette and Émilie Lefevre-Chartrand, of Huntingdon, Montérégie, Québec. Three months prior to his death, on 8 August 1918, his brother Guy (service number 3155395) was killed in action, in Marcelcave, near Amiens, in France, with the 24th Battalion.

Commemorated on Page 370 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:

B. I.

Location:

ELOUGES COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 17 Km west of Mons. From Mons the N51 Route de Quievrain leads for 14 km to the left hand junction onto the N552 Rue D'Elouges. 2 km along the N552 lies the village of Elouges. The cemetery is located 200 metres along the Rue du Commerce, a road leading from the village square. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave marker– Photo taken by Alain Rosman on August 16, 2020 at the Elouges cemetery in Belgium.

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