Cimetière Notre-Dame-de-Belmont

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The Cimetière Notre-Dame-de-Belmont (Belmont Cemetery) is located at 2176 avenue Chapdelaine in Quebec City in the province of Quebec, Canada. The Roman Catholic cemetery was built between 1857 and 1859. War graves section is maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Undeveloped sections remain next to Quebec Autoroute 440. Co-located on the grounds is Coopérative funéraire des Deux Rives - Centre du Plateau.

The cemetery is now surround by residential homes and Parc Centre de glisse Myrand.

Notable interments[edit]

War graves[edit]

The cemetery contains the war graves of 27 Commonwealth service personnel, 4 from World War I and 23 from World War II, which are headstoned. In addition another 13 whose graves could no longer be marked or maintained are alternatively commemorated on The Quebec Memorial at the National Field of Honour, Pointe-Claire.[1]

There is a group of 28 gravestones of members of the Royal 22nd Regiment who died between 1929 and 1960 in the Notre Dame de Belmont Cemetery in Quebec City, Quebec. Four gravestones, dated 1929, 1935, 1938, 1938 feature a crown, beaver and regimental motto. Seven gravestones, dated 1939, 1941, 1941, 1942, 1942, 1942, 1947 feature the Maple Leaf and Canadian Forces cross. Seven gravestones feature the Canadian Forces cross dated 1954, 1954, 1955, 1955, 1955, 1954, 1960. [2] Coordinates: 46°47′28″N 71°16′37″W / 46.791°N 71.277°W / 46.791; -71.277

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] CWGC Cemetery Report. Breakdown obtained from casualty record.
  2. ^ Notre Dame de Belmont Cemetery Royal 22nd Regiment