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Remembering WWII Nova Scotia Casualties
   William Joseph Babineau
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Babineau, William Joseph G/50874 Bombardier Royal Canadian Artillery January 18, 1919 Amherst, NS April 21, 1942 23 Moncton, NB Amherst, NS Labourer (foundry worker) Roman Catholic Single Sarah Babineau (Mother) Moncton, NB October 1, 1942 23 St Charles Cemetery, Amherst, NS Lot 35 Commemorated on Page 56 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on February 9 William Babineau was the son of Raymond and Sarah Babineau, of Amherst, Nova Scotia. While serving at Petawawa Military Camp and under motorcycle instruction, he was involved in an accident at Chalk River, Ontario.  While rounding a corner he skidded on loose gravel on the shoulder of the road trying to get back on the highway.