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Henri Eugène Bouchard

In memory of:

Private Henri Eugène Bouchard

November 5, 1918
Marchipont, France

Military Service


Service Number:

3158724

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 21, 1896
Montréal (St-Édouard)

Enlistment:

April 14, 1918
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Arthur-Émery « Henri » Bouchard (deceased in 1916) and Sarah Michaud (deceased in 1902-1903). His father remarried to Rosianne Tourangeau in 1904 and died in 1916. As his father was deceased, he named his cousin, Orise Despaties, of Montréal, as next of kin and heiress. He stated being born on 22 January 1896 when he enlisted.

When he arrived in France, Henri Eugène was deployed to the 22nd Battalion, but he never joined this unit. After three weeks in a reinforcement camp, he was transferred to another infantry unit, the 87th Battalion.

Commemorated on Page 371 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. B. 25.

Location:

VALENCIENNES (ST.ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY is situated on the north-east side of the town, about 1.5 kilometres from the centre. It is on the north side of the road to Bruay-sur-L'Escaut.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Grave marker
  • Gravemarker
  • Valenciennes (St. Roch) Community Cemetery
  • Valenciennes' Entrance

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