The story behind Rue Triquet

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

Major Paul Triquet of the Royal 22e Régiment proudly holds his Victoria Cross. This photo was taken on April 12, 1944.

This street honours Paul Triquet, V.C. (1910-1980),  an officer of the Royal 22e Régiment, born in Cabano, Quebec.

Triquet enrolled in the Canadian Army in 1927 and participated in the Italian campaign during the Second World War.