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Name: Felix Doucette Regimental Number: 415562 Rank: Private Battalion: 40th Battalion; D Company/24th Battalion Date of Birth: January 25, 1890 Place of Birth: Tusket, NS Date of Enlistment: April 12, 1915 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Age at Enlistment: 25 Height: 5 Feet 6 Inches Complexion: dark Eyes: hazel Hair: brown Trade: Cook Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Thomas Doucette (Father) Tusket, NS Date of Death: September 22, 1916 Age at Death: 26 Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Boulogne-sur-Mer, France Plot: VIII. C. 154. Commemorated on Page 79 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on February 26 Listed on the Nominal Roll of the 40th Battalion Commemorated on the Yarmouth Monument Felix was the son of Thomas and Julia Doucette, of Tusket, NS. He enlisted along with Simon Doucette after a recruiting rally held at the Tusket Court House on Saturday evening, March 18, 1916. He died from wounds at Boulogne, France when the 24th Battalion was serving as support to the 22nd, 25th and 26th Battalions at Courcelette.
Felix Doucette
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Library and Archives Canada Veterans Affairs Canada Additional Information: “A Monument Speaks” A Thurston; 1989 (p 146-147)