Stephen Victor DeCressac-Villegrand

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DeCressac-Villagrand, Stephen Victor (Victor) no.5779

1st Battalion, 18th Reinforcements.

Belmore Road, Punchbowl.

Driver.

Born 1888, son of Louis and Annie F. Laidlae DeCressac-Villagrand.

Married Violet M. Dunning 1908. She died 1915.

Enlisted 30/12/1915 as Victor deCressac- Villagrand.

Age 28, widower.

Catholic.

Next of kin: son (5 years) A. Villegrand, 181 Darling Street, Balmain, NSW.

Living in Balmain at enlistment.

Embarked from Sydney 3/6/1916 per HMAT A55 Kyarra.

Returned to Australia 31/5/1919.

Died 1943.

Monument, The Broadway, Punchbowl [V.E. deCressac-Villegrand].

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.

Note

An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.

Reference

Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002