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Georges Laurin

In memory of:

Private Georges Laurin

February 5, 1916
Vierstraat, Belgium

Military Service


Service Number:

61497

Age:

38

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 3, 1877
Montréal (Notre-Dame), Quebec

Enlistment:

October 21, 1914
Montréal, Quebec

Baptized Joseph-François-George Laurin and he signed Georges. Son of Gédéon Laurin (deceased in 1911) and Joséphine Richard (deceased in 1921), of Montréal, Québec.

Commemorated on Page 116 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:

VII. B. 19.

Location:

LA LAITERIE MILITARY CEMETERY is located 7 Km south of Ieper town centre on the Kemmelseweg (N331), connecting Ieper to Kemmel. From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and straight on towards Armentieres (N336). 900 metres after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg made prominent by a level crossing. The cemetery is located on the right hand side of the road, 5 km after joining the Kemmelseweg.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper clipping– Source : La Presse, Montréal, 13 October 1915
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