Les Voltigeurs de Québec - The Quebec Voltigeurs - Québec, Québec
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N 46° 48.824 W 071° 12.362
19T E 331705 N 5186828
Quick Description: Les Voltigeurs de Québec participèrent à la répression du soulèvement métis, aussi appelé rébellion du Nord-Ouest, de 1885. The Voltigeurs de Québec participated in the suppression of the Métis uprising, also called the North-West Rebellion of 1885.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 2/5/2018 9:31:16 AM
Waymark Code: WMXP0Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 8

Long Description:
Texte de la Plaque

Mont-Sorrel - Côte 70
Somme 1916 - Ypres 1917
Arras 1917 - Amiens (G.O. 71-30)
Nord-Ouest du Canada (G.O. 129-29)

À la mémoire de nos glorieux

Voltigeurs de Québec
Premier régiment canadien-français fondé en 1862
Qui ont fait le sacrifice de leur vie pour la défense de notre pays et la liberté

In memory of our glorious soldiers

Voltigeurs de Québec
First French Canadian Regiment founded in 1862
Who made the sacrifice of their life for the defence of our country and freedom.

Cette plaque a été dévoilée le 9 novembre 2002 à l’occasion du 140 ième anniversaire du régiment par M. le chanoine Jean-Marie Chamberland, curé de la Cathédrale , le Col Dion, CD, commandant des Voltigeurs, les colonels honoraires Marcel Jobin CM CQ CCSS CD, André Desmarais CD, Marc-André Bélanger, CD, et le président de la Régie le Col Yvan Lachance OMM CD.

Renseignements additionnels: (visit link)
Translated from the above text:

This plaque was unveiled on November 9, 2002 on the occasion of the 140th anniversary of the regiment by the canon Jean-Marie Chamberland, parish priest of the Cathedral, Col Dion, CD, commander of the Voltigeurs, honorary colonels Marcel Jobin CM CQ CCSS CD, André Desmarais CD, Marc-André Bélanger, CD, and the President of the Board Col Yvan Lachance OMM CD.

Quebec Voltigeurs: (visit link)
La plaque est située à l'intérieur de la cathédrale Notre-Dame de Québec.

Heures d'ouverture
Ouverture le matin dès 7 h sauf le dimanche à 8 h.?Fermeture de l'église : 16 h ou 19 h selon la saison.

The plaque is located inside the Notre-Dame of Québec Cathedral.

Opening hours

Weekdays: from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (or to 7:00 p.m. during summer)
Saturday: from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (7:00 pm during summer)
Sunday: from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm (7:00 pm
Name of the revolution that the waymark is related to:
La rébellion du Nord-Ouest - North-West Rebellion


Adress of the monument:
rue de Buade
Quebec, QC Canada


What was the role of this site in revolution?:
Les Voltigeurs de Québec participèrent à des batailles durant la rébellion. The Quebec Voltigeurs participated in battles during the rebellion.


Link that comprove that role: [Web Link]

When was this memorial placed?: 11/9/2002

Who placed this monument?: Not listed

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