GAUTHIER, JOSEPH FLORIAN JEAN PAUL

Birthdate
Birthplace
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Age
28
Parents
Son of Nazaire and Maria Gauthier (Frappier) of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Religion
Roman Catholic
Occupation
Truck Driver
Service number
D/127017
Engagement
1942-04-27, St. Jerome, Quebec, Canada
Disembarked
1943-10-24, Italy
Date of death
1945-03-12
Died
Belgium, Died of wounds (accident)
Force
Rank
Awards
Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
Plot 11 | Row D | Grave 1

"MOTHER MARIA. I NEVER FORGET MY BELOVED SON I PRAY FOR HIM EVERYDAY. MOTHER, SISTERS AND BROTHERS"

Military grave
Additional info

Qualified Driver I/C Class 3 (Wheeled) on February 19, 1943.

Overseas on March 29, 1943.

Awarded One Good Conduct Badge on April 27, 1944.

Wounded on August 27, 1944. (presumable shell fragment.)

Disembarked in France on February 18, 1945.

Assigned to 1 Motor Amb Coy, R.C.A.S.C.

Had a brother in the Army. Roger Gauthier D/22558.

Information from Canadian Military Headquarters stating that Pte J.F.J.P. Gauthier died on the 12th of March 1945, from injuries sustained due to falling down a staircase in a public house in Lessines, Belgium on the 10th of March 1945.