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MONTREAL (NOTRE DAME DES NEIGES) CEMETERY

  • Country Canada
  • Total identified casualties 453 Find these casualties
  • Region Quebec
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 45.49618, Longitude: -73.60867

Location information

Access by car Highway 15 (Decarie) south, and take the exit for Queen Mary Road. Follow signs for Cote des Neiges Road south. The entrance to the cemetery is on the left hand side of this road. This cemetery adjoins Mount Royal Cemetery, and a War Cross is erected on the dividing line.

Visiting information

The cemetery grounds are open for visitation from sunrise until sunset. The on site cemetery office is open Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., and on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

History information

During both wars, Montreal was the headquarters of No.4 Military District. The city had seven military hospitals with more than 900 beds during the First World War and during the Second, the Royal Air Force Ferry Command had its headquarters at Dorval Airport and there was a Royal Air Force Station at St. Hubert.

The cemetery contains 252 Commonwealth burials of the First World War. Some of those whose graves cannot be individually marked are commemorated on a bronze plaque fixed to the Cross of Sacrifice. Second World War burials number 215.

The following, buried here, are now Alternatively Commemorated on THE QUEBEC MEMORIAL, POINTE CLAIRE FIELD OF HONOUR:

AUBE, Private, R. D/62944.

BELAND, Private, H. 121180.

BELLEFLEUR, Private, O. 416934.

BELVAL, Private, A. 61334.

BENOIT, Private, R. D/62056.

BOUTET, Private, L. D/107286.

CAMPEAU, Private, A. D/111513.

DEGRE, Private, L. 1012622.

DUPUIS, Private, P. D/56473.

FUGERE, Private, D. 686.

GAGNE, Private, A. 61415.

GAUDREAU, Private, O. D/481434.

GOSSELIN, Private, J. 847225.

GRIMARD, Sapper, J.A. B/29791.

LAPIERRE, Private, A. 3157100.

LEBOEUF, Private, E.A. D/143006.

LEBRUN, Private, O. D/56746.

LENAGHAN, Lieutenant, A.T.

LITALIEN, Stoker 1st Class, J.R. V/68648.

O'BRIEN, Sergeant, J.J.K. R/94274.

POITRAS, Gunner, J. D/641761.

ROBERTSON, Private, L. D/61973.

ROY, Private, A. 121489.

TESSIER, Private, J.E.M. D/625801.