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Name: Leo Zachrie D’Entremont Regimental Number: 477244 Rank: Private Service: Royal Canadian Regiment Date of Birth: November 17, 1893 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: August 21, 1915 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, Nova Scotia Age at enlistment: 21 Height: 5 Feet, 10 Inches Complexion: Dark Eye Colour: Blue Grey Hair Colour: Black Marital Status: Single Trade: Grocer Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mrs. George D'Entremont, Middle East Pubnico, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Date of Death: June 5, 1916 Age at Death: 22 Memorial: Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium Commemorated on Page 77 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on February 25 Leo Z. D’Entremont was the son of George D. and M. A. D'Entremont, of Middle East Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia. Private D’Entremont enlisted with the Royal Canadian Regiment at Halifax in August 1915. Overseas in England, he embarked for France disembarking there at Boulogne on November 2, 1915. Thousands of Canadians were killed and wounded in the fighting, from 2 to 13 June 1916, in the Battle of Mount Sorrel. Mount Sorrel was a strategic hill in the Ypres Salient in Belgium. On 2 June, German troops attacked the Canadians with an artillery barrage. The Allied trenches were blown apart killing hundreds of Canadian troops. Private D’Entremont was reported missing between June 2, and 5, 1916 in the trenches near and listed as killed in action on June 5, 1916.
Leo Zachrie D’Entremont
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