BERNARD, Private Jacques (Jean)

BERNARD, Private Jacques (Jean)   (On Nelson Cenotaph as J. Bernard)

Regimental Number: 442949

Military Unit: Canadian Infantry, Central Ontario Regiment, 54th Battalion

Date of Death: 26 December, 1916 (Camblain—L’Abbe)

Age at Death: 34

Place of Burial: Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Medals:

Attestation: 29 May, 1915, Vernon Camp

Previous Military Experience:

Date and Place of Birth: 15 April, 1882; Montreal, Quebec

Occupation:   Lumberman

Residence: Appledale, BC

Next of Kin: Jean Baptiste Bernard & Angelique Simon (Parents), Annunciation,

   Quebec

Religion: Roman Catholic

Marital Status: Single

Newspaper items; Letters; Other information:

Also listed on the Silverton Memorial Hall dedicated “To the Boys of the Slocan Who Answered Canada’s Call, and Paid the Supreme Sacrifice.”

Enlisted in Nelson in the spring of 1915.

54th Bn Canadian Infantry, 1915-1919—Nominal Roll:

Killed in action.

Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War. (Library and Archives Canada):

Died of wounds at No. 9 Canadian Field Ambulance.

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