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Émile Charlebois

In memory of:

Corporal Émile Charlebois

January 29, 1918


Neuville-Saint-Vaast, France

Military Service


Service Number:

144870

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

5th Canadian Light Trench Mortar Bty.

Additional Information


Born:

March 30, 1899
Papineauville, Outaouais, Quebec

Enlistment:

August 23, 1915
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Florimond Charlebois (deceased in 1914) and Virginia Dubois, of Rockland, Russell, Ontario. He stated being born in Plaisance, Outaouais, Québec, on 25 March 1897, when he enlisted.

Arrived to the 22nd Battalion on 17 March 1916, he served with them at the front during four months and was then attached to the Light Trench Mortar Battery, before being permanently transferred to this unit on 2 October 1917.

Commemorated on Page 383 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. G. 29.

Location:

Neuville-St Vaast is a village 6.5 kilometres north of Arras, a little east of the road from Bethune to Arras. LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY lies to the south-west of the village on the north-west side of the road to the village of Maroeuil.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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