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 Jean-Baptiste François de Boschâtel de La Martinic

Jean-Baptiste François de Boschâtel de La Martinic

Birth
France
Death 29 Apr 1760 (aged 36)
Quebec, Canada
Burial Quebec, Capitale-Nationale Region, Quebec, Canada
Plot "1760" Section
Memorial ID 7517604 · View Source
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French officer and hero of the Seven Years War in America. Knight of the Royal and Military Order of Saint-Louis. Born on September 24, 1723 in Aurillac (France). He began his military career as a volunteer in the Army on May 6, 1740. Three years later, he became sergeant on November 11, 1743. In 1746, within a few weeks only, he was promoted three times: first to second lieutenant on May 6, then to lieutenant on June 4 and finally to lieutenant of grenadiers on July 1. He was named captain on February 25, 1756 and he was finally promoted assistant medical officer in the Regiment of La Sarre on 25 July 1758, after having valiantly illustrated himselfat the Battle of Carillon. In 1759, General Lévis recommended him for the Cross of Saint-Louis. The Cross was granted to him but he was killed before receiving it on April 29, 1760, at the time of the Battle of Sainte-Foy. He is buried in the cemetery of the General Hospital of Quebec from which a part, called "Cemetery of the Heroes", became in 2001 the Memorial of the Seven Years War.

Bio by: Guy Gagnon


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  • Originally Created by: Guy Gagnon
  • Added: 31 May 2003
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jean-Baptiste François de Boschâtel de La Martinic (24 Sep 1723–29 Apr 1760), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7517604, citing Seven Years War Memorial, Quebec, Capitale-Nationale Region, Quebec, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .