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
Attestation: 29 May, 1915, Vernon Camp
Previous Military Experience:
Date and Place of Birth: 15 April, 1882; Montreal, Quebec
Residence: Appledale, BC
Next of Kin: Jean Baptiste Bernard & Angelique Simon (Parents), Annunciation,
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.