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BERNARD, S - Private

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STEPHEN (S) BERNARD

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  • Private
    STEPHEN (S) BERNARD

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    STEPHEN (S) BERNARD
    15 March 1894
    Burnt Church (Esgenoopetitj), New Brunswick, Canada
    793864
    15 February 1916 in Chatham, Ontario, CA
    Labourer
    Private
    Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
    87th Battalion (Canadian Grenadier Guards), CEF
    11 August 1917
    Died of wounds during the Battle for Hill 70
    23 years
    LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY
    Grave 7, Row 2, Plot B
    World War I

    Mi'kmaq
  • Private STEPHEN BERNARD's Story

  • Born
    15 March 1894 in Burnt Church (Esgenoopetitj), New Brunswick, Canada
    Occupation
    Worked as a Labourer prior to enlisting.
    Enlisted
    15 February 1916 in Chatham, Ontario | Age: 21 years
    Buried
    11 August 1917 - LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY | Age: 23 years
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Interesting Facts

  • Esgenoopetitj First Nation from Burnt Church, NB. Son of Peter Bernard and Mary Ginnish. Attached to the 182nd Tunnelling Company, Bernard fought in major battles including Vimy Ridge. Died after sustaining wounds to his abdomen and right leg during the first day of the Battle for Hill 70.

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Fallen Soldiers from Burnt Church (Esgenoopetitj) New Brunswick, Canada

Fallen Comrades of the Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)


Fallen Soldiers buried in LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY