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Alfred Bélanger

In memory of:

Private Alfred Bélanger

August 28, 1918

Chérisy, France

Military Service


Service Number:

889564

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 22, 1896
St-Donat-de-Rimouski, Quebec

Enlistment:

April 15, 1916
Rimouski, Quebec

Son of Alfred Bélanger and Joséphine Brisson (deceased in 1900). His father remarried to Marie-Rose Caron in 1909 and they lived in St-Donat-de-Rimouski. He first named his grandfather, Georges Bélanger, as next-of-kin but later amended and used his father’s name instead.

Commemorated on Page 366 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SUN QUARRY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

E. 23.

Location:

Cherisy is a village approximately 13 kilometres south-east of Arras. The Cemetery is 1.5 kilometres south-east of the village on the north-east side of the D38 road to Hendecourt. Cherisy village was captured by the Allied 18th Division on May 3, 1917, but lost the same night; and it remained in German hands until it was retaken by the Canadian Corps on August 27, 1918. The cemetery takes it name from a flint quarry, known to the British Army as Sun Quarry, located a short distance south-east of Cherisy. The Cemetery covers an area of 462 square metres and is enclosed by brick walls.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Alfred Bélanger– Private Alfred Bélanger 22e Canadien Français
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker
  • Group Photo
  • Circumstance of Death
  • Group Photo– Daniel Bergeron. Right Pte. Alfred Bélanger.

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