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Joseph Henri Berthiaume

In memory of:

Private Joseph Henri Berthiaume

November 6, 1918

Orton, Morayshire, Scotland

Military Service


Service Number:

243009

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Forestry Corps

Additional Information


Born:

April 24, 1894
St-Hyacinte, Québec

Enlistment:

February 22, 1916
Montréal, Québec

Baptized Joseph-Henri-Eugène Berthiaume. Son of Wilfrid-Antoine Berthiaume and Mélanie Tétreault, of Montréal, Québec. He stated being born on 28 April 1894 when he enlisted.

Joseph-Henri Berthiaume briefly served with the 22nd Battalion in Summer 1917 and was evacuated following a wound to his back and trench fever. After healing, he was kept in England and was later transferred to the Forestry Corps, in April 1918. He died of Spanish flu seven months later while he was serving with the Forestry Corps in northern Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 368 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ROTHES OLD CHURCHYARD
Moray, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

No. 2 Extn. 564.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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