Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph Raymond Roger Charbonneau

In memory of:

Private Joseph Raymond Roger Charbonneau

August 19, 1964

Neheim, Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

SE121381

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal 22e Régiment

Additional Information


Born:

September 30, 1943
Pointe-de-la-Garde, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

September 13, 1961
Quebec City, Québec

Son of Philippe and Mari-Rose (nee Bacon) Charbonneau de Rivière-du-Loups, Quebec. Brother of Adrien, Paul S., Georges A., Roland, Michel, Mario, Janine, Janette.

Commemorated on Page 122 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WERL CENTRAL CEMETERY
Germany

Grave Reference:

Grave A3, Row B, Plot Number 1

Location:

There were 448 Canadians (124 Post-War military and 324 Dependants) buried in the Central Cemetery in Werl, Germany. Unlike most of North America, in most locations in Europe plots are not acquired in perpetuity but rather for a specific period of time, normally 20 to 25 years, after which the grave marker is removed and eventually the plot is reused. Fortunately, the burials in both two Canadian Sections in Werl were leased by Canada and there has been no loss of graves.

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  • Private Joseph Raymond Roger Charbonneau
  • Werl Cemetery– This is Werl Cemetery, in Germany, where Private J. R. R. Charbonneau was laid to rest.
  • Grave marker– This grave headstone is in Werl Cemetery, in Germany, where Private J. R. R. Charbonneau was laid to rest.  This is the new headstone, set in place in 2003.

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