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Joseph Oscar Chartier

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Joseph Oscar Chartier

August 27, 1918


Chérisy, France

Military Service


Service Number:

847213

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 14, 1885
St-Luc, comté de St-Jean, Quebec

Enlistment:

September 16, 1915
Montréal, Quebec

Son of Israël Chartier and Joséphine Raymond, of St-Luc, and husband of Marie-Anna Latour, from Montréal (Côte-St-Paul), Québec.

Joseph-Oscar was father of six children when he enlisted; three of them died within two weeks, three months after he left for overseas.

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:

SUN QUARRY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

C. 12.

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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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CATCHPOLE TO CHIGNELL. Microform Sequence 19; Volume Number 31829_B016728. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165. Page 763 of 958.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Sun Quarry Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Grave marker

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