Private Hector Chartrand served during WW1 in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces with the Eastern Ontario Regiment. He is entitled to the British War Medal only and his enlistment number was 3320682.
Born on January 27th 1888 in Aylmer, Quebec
Trade : labourer Religion : Roman Catholic Status : Single
Height : 5′ 6″ Eyes : blue Hair : brown Weight : 128 lbs.
March 31st, 1901 Canadian census taken in Aylmer, Quebec. He was living on Brest street with ;
Father : Robert (March 15th, 1864) Mother : Georgina (November 15th, 1877)
Sister : Arminège (January 26th, 1890) Sister : Isabelle (January 3rd, 1899)
Grand-mother : Bazzilissa Chartrand (March 27th, 1813)
June 1st, 1911 : Canadian census taken in Aylmer, Quebec : His mother was the head of the family and had one sister, Victorine who was born in October 1901. He was working at the sawmill.
March 8th 1918 : Admitted to St Luke Hospital in Ottawa (gonorrhoea). Discharged from hospital on April 30th
April 26th : Enlisted on in Ottawa, Ontario
June 28th : Embarked on the City of Vienna.
July 10 : Re-embarked on the Thongwa. Arrived in England on July 22nd. Transferred to the 6th Canadian Reserve batt.
June 23rd, 1919 : Embarked in Liverpool, England on SS Belgic. Arrived in Halifax on July 1st.
July 3rd : Discharged
October 24, 1971 : Died. Buried in St – Paul cemetery in Aylmer, Quebec on October 27, 1971
Obituary – Journal Le Droit – Lundi le 25 octobre 1971 – page 32
Chartrand – M Hector A du 123 Augusta est décédé dans un hôpital local Dimanche le 24 octobre 1971 à l’âge de 83 ans. Outre son épouse Alice Pombert, il laisse deux fils Gérard et Jean d’Ottawa ; une soeur : Mme Anne Leclerc de Tee Lake ainsi que deux petits enfants : Pierre et Lynne et une arrière petite fille : Nathalie-Anne et plusieurs neveux et nièces. La dépouille repose à la maison funéraire Racine, Robert Gauthier, 260 rue Besserer d’où aura lieu le départ à 8h40 le mercredi 27 octobre pour service à 9h en l’église Ste-Anne. Inhumation au cimetière St-Paul d’Aylmer.
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Picture of his gravestome in St-Paul Cemetery