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Name: George Ernest Deveau Regimental Number: 470401 Rank: Private Service: 64th Battalion/26th Battalion Date of Birth: February 18, 1897 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: September 18, 1915 Place of Enlistment: Sussex, New Brunswick Age at Enlistment: 18 Height: 5 Feet 9 1/4 Inches Complexion: Dark Eye Colour Grey Hair Colour: Dark Brown Marital Status: Single Trade: Farmer Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mark E Deveau (Father) Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Date of Death: September 28, 1916 Age at Death: 19 Cemetery: Regina Trench Cemetery, France 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 George Deveau was the son of Mark Deveau and Mary Deveau of Forest St., Yarmouth, NS He enlisted with the 64th Battalion and served in Canada until March, 1916. He went overseas on the SS Adriatic disembarking in England on April 9, 1916. he was transferred to the 26th Battalion for service in France and joined the Battalion in the field on June 29, 1919. He was killed in action on September 28, 1916 during an attack in the vicinity of Courcelette, France. Sources: Library and Archives Canada Canadian Virtual War Memorial
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