The story behind the name of Rue du Général-Allard

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Photo: Bill Cox

Rue du Général-Allard is located in Sainte-Foy near the CHUL. In this area there are several other streets named in honour of famous military people.

Rue du Général-Allard honours the memory of Jean-Victor Allard (1913-1996). Allard joined the military in 1939 and participated in the Second World War with the Royal 22e Régiment. At the end of the war he was promoted to brigadier and commanded the infantry before being transferred to north-western Europe.