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Chartrand, Louis, Camperville, Manitoba. Military Service, Private, Rifleman. Reg. No. 41294. A Company, Royal Winnipeg Rifles. Served in Normandy. Murdered by a firing squad on the order of SS Major Gerhard Bremer, Commander, 12th Reconnaissance Battalion, at the Château d’Audrieu, 8 June 1944. For further information, see PRU, File 05-09706 and Conduct Unbecoming, 87-88.
Additional Biographical Information:
Lance Sergeant Lawrence Chartrand was the son of Cyprien and Veronique Chartrand of Camperville, Manitoba and a brother of Louis Chartrand. For more information, see Veterans Affairs Canada's Virtual War Memorial.
Date of Death: 8 June 1944. See casualty details, Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, Calvados, France. Grave Reference: XIV.B.4.