Private HECTOR PHILIPPE SYLVESTRE

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Rank Private
Forenames HECTOR PHILIPPE
Surname SYLVESTRE
Initials H P
Place of Birth STURGEON FALLS, ONTARIO, CANADA
Date of Birth Wednesday, 14 September 1921
Date of Death Thursday, 17 August 1944
Age 22
Nationality Canadian
Residence or Entered Service From KIRKLAND LAKE, ONTARIO, CANADA
Service Number B/126264
Force Canadian Army
Service/Corps/Regiment 1 Canadian Parachute Battalion, Canadian Infantry Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 1 Canadian Parachute Battalion, (6th Airborne Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration VERNEUIL-SUR-AVRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location Grave 26.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF H. W. SYLVESTRE AND EVA SYLVESTRE, OF KIRKLAND LAKE, ONTARIO, CANADA.

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References
1. Copy of original document from the Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Virtual War Memorial Book of Remembrance p.457.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph:  
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Additional information provided by: Hugo Mitchell, Julian Whiting.

 

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