Rifleman Joseph Flammand
Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan
The Regina Rifle Regiment
Rifleman Flammand is sponsored by the Cathrea Family.
Rifleman Flammand était parrainé par la famille Cathrea.
Birth place and date: Joseph was born in Meadow Lake, SK on 14 April 1919.
Home town: Joseph grew up in Meadow Lake, SK.
Religion: Joseph was a member of the Roman Catholic Church.
Occupation: Before the war, Joseph worked as farmer.
Marital Status: Joseph was married to Delta Flammand.
Parents: Joseph’s parents were Samuel and Marie Flammand.
Date and location of enlistment: Joseph enlisted on 16 October in Regina, SK.
Medals: Joseph was awarded the 1939-1945 Star, the France and Germany Star, the Defence Medal, the War Medal, and the CVSM and Clasp.
- Joseph was fluent in English, French, and Cree.
- Joseph had two brothers, Jules and Dave, and three sisters.
Burial location: Joseph is buried at the Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery in France. He was 25 years old when he died.
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