Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gaston Delbrouck

In memory of:

Private Gaston Delbrouck

September 11, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


13th Bn.

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 76 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

B. 25. 19.


The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Gaston Delbrouck – Gaston Delbrouck came to Canada from Belgium in 1904. He was working as a clerk in Manitoba when he enlisted in the Canadian Army in August 1915. Private Delbrouck served in France with the 13th Infantry Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He was severely wounded on September 6, 1916 during the Battle of the Somme. He died on September 11 and is buried in Rouen. Private Delbrouck was awarded the British War Medal and the British World War I Victory Medal.
  • Circumstances of death registers – Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Davy to Detro. Microform Sequence 27; Volume Number 31829_B016736. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 171. Page 529 of 1036.

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