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Rimouski in Rimouski-Neigette MRC, Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

Rimouski War of 1812 Honored Dead

 
 
Rimouski War of 1812 Honored Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 16, 2018
1. Rimouski War of 1812 Honored Dead Marker
Inscription.  

En hommage aux trois miliciens de Rimouski décédés des blessures subies lors des batailles de « Châteauguay » le 26 octobre 1813 et de « Crysler's Farm » le 11 novembre 1813 et inhumés au cimetière de La Prairie.

François Ruhait (Ruest)
1er bataillon de milice d'élite incorporée
décédé [le] 18 janvier 1814 à l'âge de 20 ans

Joseph Gagnon
1er bataillon de milice d'élite incorporée
décédé le 27 janvier 1814 à l'âge de 17 ans

Joseph Saint-Laurent
1er bataillon de milice d'élite incorporée
décédé le 3 mars 1814 à l'âge de 22 ans

[English translation]

In tribute to the three Rimouski militiamen who died from wounds received in the battles of "Chateauguay" on October 26, 1813 and "Crysler's Farm" on November 11, 1813 and were buried in La Prairie Cemetery.

François Ruhait (Ruest)
1st Elite Militia Battalion,
[who] died January 18, 1814 at the age of 20

Joseph Gagnon
1st Elite Militia Battalion,
who died on 27 January 1814 at the age of 17

Joseph Saint-Laurent
1st

Rimouski War of 1812 Honored Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 16, 2018
2. Rimouski War of 1812 Honored Dead Marker
Marker to right of cannon
Elite Militia Battalion,
who died on March 3, 1814 at the age of 22

 
Location. 48° 26.806′ N, 68° 32.217′ W. Marker is in Rimouski, Quebec, in Rimouski-Neigette MRC. Marker is on boulevard Rene Lapage Ouest (Quebec Route 132), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Monument is on the Veterans Plaza. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 rue Saint-Germain Ouest, Rimouski, Quebec G5L 4B9, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Défense du Canada / Defense of Canada (here, next to this marker); Monument commémoratif de guerre / War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Seigneur René Lepage de Sainte-Claire (within shouting distance of this marker); Le Manoir Seigneurial (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Les maisons de colonisation / Settlement Houses (approx. 5.2 kilometers away); La maison du commerce / The House of Commerce (approx. 5.2 kilometers away); Maisons d'aujourd'hui / Today's Houses (approx. 5.2 kilometers away); Les maisons de notables / Noteworthy Houses (approx. 5.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rimouski.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar of 1812
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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