General Richard Montgomery

General Richard Montgomery (HM1J5G)

Location: Québec, Québec G1R 3Z3 Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec
Country: Canada

N 46° 48.647', W 71° 12.549'

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To the memory of General Richard Montgomery who fell at Pres de Ville, at the foot of Cape Diamond during the December 31, 1775 attack. The next day, his body was brought to the house of Jean Gaubert which stood on this spot, and encoffined prior to his burial.

French:
À la memoire du General Richard Montgomery tombe a Pres de Ville, au pied du Cap Diamant, dans l'attaque du 31 December 1775. Son corps fut transporte le lendemain à la maison de Jean Gaubert, située ici même, pour y être place dans un cercueil convenable avant son inhumation.


Plaque apposée a la requête de la Société Historique de Québec par les soins du Ministère des Affaires Culturelles en 1975
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HM NumberHM1J5G
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Year Placed1975
Placed BySociété Historique de Québec
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Date Added Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 331458 N 5186507
Decimal Degrees46.81078333, -71.20915000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 48.647', W 71° 12.549'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 48' 38.82" N, 71° 12' 32.94" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 72 Rue Saint Louis, Québec Québec G1R 3Z3, CA
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