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Jacques Girard

In memory of:

Private Jacques Girard

November 24, 1951

Military Service


Service Number:

E800423

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal 22e Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Division:

R22eR

Citation(s):

Korea Medal, United Nations Service Medal Korea

Additional Information


Born:

December 2, 1928
Chicoutimi, Quebec

Enlistment:

December 12, 1950
Quebec, Quebec

Son of Almas et Alma (Tibeault) of Chicoutimi, Quebec. Brother of Orélien, Jen-Rock, Florence, Colette, MairPaul et Candide.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 27 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

20. 9. 1215

Location:

The United Nations Cemetery is located in Tanggok, a suburb of Busan. The land for the cemetery was granted to the United Nations by the Republic of Korea as a tribute to all those who had laid down their lives in combatting aggression and in upholding peace and freedom. There are 2,267 servicemen buried in the United Nations Memorial Cemetery. Of these 1,538 were Commonwealth soldiers, including 376 Canadians.

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  • Sculpture– A modern sculpture, created by Armand Vaillancourt of Montréal, was erected near City Hall on 15 November 1959 by the Young Chamber of Commerce of Chicoutimi. It is dedicated to the citizens of Chicoutimi who died during the two Great World Wars and calls to mind the horrors of war,
201 Racine Street, Chicoutimi, Quebec. 

1914-1918 
AUBIN L. 
BOLDUC J.R. 
BOULIANNE C. 
BEAUHEMIER J.E. 
KANE R. 
CÔTÉ R. 
DALLAIRE E. 
DESBIENS J. 
DESMEULES A. 
DUBÉ J. 
DUBUC J. 
FORTIN A. 
GAGNON S. 
GIRARD J. 
GUAY P.E., D.S.O. 
LAROUCHE W. 
1939-1945 

À CET ENDROIT, EST ENFOUIE DE LA TERRE PRISE EN FRANCE EN 1953 SUR LA TOMBE D'UN GARS MORT AU FRONT EN 1944.
http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/nic-inm/sm-rm/mdsr-rdr-eng.asp?PID=3821

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