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Jean-Baptiste Duprat
Birth: Mar. 2, 1718
Death: Apr. 28, 1760

French officer and hero of the Seven Years War in America. Knight of the Royal and Military Order of Saint-Louis. Born on March 2, 1718 in Roquefort, close to Mount-of-Marsan (France). Having joined voluntarily the King’s Regiment in 1730, he became sergeant in 1737. At the same time he was promoted as second lieutenant on March 6, 1745, he also received his incorporation into the Regiment of La Sarre. He obtained a lieutenancy on September 25, 1745. He was promoted captain of a company of riflemen on June 15, 1754. In 1759, Lévis, his commander had recommended him in these words: "Is useful since 1736 in quality of soldier, sergeant or officer in the King’s Regiment or in the Regiment of La Sarre. He is an officer of merit; on the Plains of Abraham and this campaign (Sainte-Foy), he was in command of a corps of volunteers; he was very useful and serves with all the possible zeal ". Mortally wounded in Sainte-Foy, he died this same day on April 28, 1760. 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) 
 
Burial:
Seven Years War Memorial
Quebec
Capitale-Nationale Region
Quebec, Canada
Plot: "1760" Section
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Guy Gagnon
Record added: May 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7416668
Jean-Baptiste Duprat
Added by: Guy Gagnon
 
Jean-Baptiste Duprat
Added by: Guy Gagnon
 
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- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Apr. 30, 2013

- quebecoise
 Added: Jul. 24, 2012
Rest in Peace, beloved soldier. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Jun. 11, 2012
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