Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Onésime Nault

In memory of:

Private Onésime Nault

February 20, 1916

Vierstraat, Belgium

Military Service


Service Number:

61779

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 8, 1892
St-Fortunat-de-Wolfestown, Richmond, Québec

Enlistment:

October 23, 1914
Sherbrooke, Québec

Son of Moïse Neault and Aimée « alias Emere » Garneau. He was baptized Joseph-Onésime NAUD but the family used the spelling NEAULT for the last name. He signed NAULT. He declared being born in Biddeford, Maine when he enlisted.

Commemorated on Page 141 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VII. B. 11.

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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  • Sherbrooke Monument– Cover of the original program distributed at the unveiling of the Sherbrooke WWI memorial on November 7th, 1926, and two images of the monument.   The monument was designed by Mr. G. W. Hill of Montreal, Quebec with bronze figures cast in Belgium and granite from the Stanstead district.  The bronze Memorial tablet lists 249 names.

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