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François-Xavier Lacroix

In memory of:

Corporal François-Xavier Lacroix

December 12, 1917
Méharicourt, France

Military Service


Service Number:

120383

Age:

44

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 5, 1873
Ste-Scholastique, Deux-Montagnes, Quebec

Enlistment:

August 16, 1915
Montréal, Quebec

Son of Marie Dumoulin (deceased 1896) and Pierre Lacroix (remarried to Virginie Forget 1899 and died 1906). He had declared that he was born on November 10th, 1874 when he enlisted and he named his younger brother Félix, of Montréal, as his closest relative.

Commemorated on Page 270 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. 19.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Grave marker
  • Circumstances of death registers– Circumstances of death registers
  • Wartime diary– Section of the 22nd Battalion War Diary surrounding the circumstances of his death.
  • Memorial Plaque– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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