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Jeandron, P G

Menin Gate

The Menin Gate, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Wednesday 23 June 1915

Commemorated on St Pauls School Memorial
and on St Pauls Church Memorial

Canadian attestation papers

Philip George Jeandron

Private Philip George Jeandron
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

1914-15 Star

The son of J Jeandron of Edmonton, Canada, formerly of 7 The Parade, St Helier. He left Canada with his unit on the 16th August 1914, and was one of the first Canadians to see action on the Western Front.

Killed in action, aged 26 years

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Wednesday 23 June 1915

Jersey Canadian Killed at Ypres. The name of another Jerseyman, Private Philip Jeandron, has to be added to the already long list of those who have given up their lives for the Empire during the present war. Private Jeandron who was employed in Edmonton, Canada, when war broke out enlisted in Princess Patricias Canadian Light Infantry and left Edmonton on 18 August. His Regiment was one of the first Canadian units to go up to the Front. Taken ill through exposure in the trenches he was sent back to hospital in England where he remained for about 3 months returning to the Front during the second week of April. He was killed at Ypres about a month later. His widowed mother who emigrated from Jersey a few years ago and is now living in Edmonton with her married daughter, Mrs Renouf, received the following official intimation of her son's death "Deeply regret to inform you 506 Private Philip Jeandron of Princess Pats officially reported killed in action".


At 8pm every evening, the Last Post is played inside the Menin Gate in remembrance.