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Willey Baribeau

In memory of:

Corporal Willey Baribeau

May 1, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

417101

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 16, 1894
St-Léon-le-Grand, Mauricie, Quebec

Enlistment:

August 9, 1915
Trois-Rivières, Quebec

Baptized Adrien Baribeau. Son of Georges Baribeau and Judith St-Pierre, deceased respectively in 1903 and 1905.

He went by the names of Willie and Willey and he pretended being born in Trois-Rivières when he enrolled.

He is commemorated as Willey Baribeau in the First World War Book of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 196 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. E. 10.

Location:

Thelus is a village 7 kilometres north of Arras and BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY is about half a mile east of the village on the south side of the D49 road to Bailleul-sire-Berthoult.

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:  Babb to Barjarow. Microform Sequence 5; Volume Number 31829_B016715. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 149.  Page 1059 of 1072
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Bois Carre British Cemetery located on Vimy Ridge at the eastern edge of the town of Thelus, France. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Bois Carre British Cemetery– Bois Carre British Cemetery - The Bois Carre British Cemetery located on Vimy Ridge at the eastern edge of the town of Thelus, France. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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