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Percé in Gaspésie– Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region), Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

Percé Great War Memorial

1914 - 1918

 
 
Percé Great War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 17, 2014
1. Percé Great War Memorial Marker
Inscription. English:
To Commemorate the valour of Officers and Men of Percé who fought in the Great War with his Majesty’s Forces for honour and freedom
Our heroic dead


French:
En mémoire de la vaillance des officiers et soldats de Percé qui ont combattu dans les armées de sa majesté pour l’honneur et la liberté
Nos morts héroiques


Lieut. J. Herbert Lamb • Spr. John Boucher • Jean Laflamme

English:
and in honour also of those who served


French:
et à l’honneur de ceux qui ont servi

1914

Dvr. Claude Genier • Cpl. E. John Furlong M.S.M. • Lieut. C. Ernest Lamb M.S.M. • Nurse Lillian Mabe • Charles B. Moreau • Arthur O. Méthot
1915

Sgt. L. Alfred Arbour M.L.8.BAR • Lieut. Chas. Eug. Garneau • Lieut. Paul E. Garneau • Lieut. Paul E. Garneau • Lieut. Horace P. Grenier M.C. • Spr. Leon E. Grenier • Nurse Emily Lenfestry • Albert Méthot • Charles Quirion • Philippe Rail
1916

Francis Butlin • Edmond Garneau • Charles A. Godfrey • Georges Gorman • J. Alfred Furlong • Gérard E. Flynn • Grant Lenfesty • John Paget • Damase D. Paquet • Francis Proulx • Herbert N. Vibert
1917-18

Percé Great War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 17, 2014
2. Percé Great War Memorial Marker
The memorial is on the left.
Fortunat Bourget • Philias Bourget • Arthur Bourget • Jos. Arbour • Omer Arbour • Gustave Beaudry • Joseph Blais • Edward Brochet • Horace Bourget • Wilfred Bourget • Emile Caron M.M. • J.B. Caron • Leslie Crombie • Michael Donohue • James Donohue • Georges A. Flynn • Antonio Garneau • Henry Gendreau • Wilfred Gendreau • John Gagne • Arthure LaFlamme • Alphonse L’Espérance • Arthur Méthot (Jos) • Alexandre Picard • P.T. Quirion • Edouard Quirion • Arthur Rail • Edouard Rail • Joseph Seymour • Dewey Vibert • Rupert J. Vibert • Harvey G. Vibert • Herman Vibert • Wilson Vibert
 
Location. 48° 31.387′ N, 64° 12.681′ W. Marker is in Percé, Quebec, in Gaspésie– Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region). Marker is on Rue du Mont Joli just from Quebec Route 132, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. The Great War Memorial is mounted on the face of Mont Joli. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 Rue du Mont Joli, Percé, Quebec G0C 2L0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Percé World War II Monument (here, next to this marker); William Edmond Logan (a few steps from this marker); 350ᵉ anniversaire de la visite de François de Montmorency-Laval (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Edmund James Flynn (about 120 meters away); A Rock Forever Sculpted by Time and Tide (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
 
Categories. War, World I
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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