Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (Calvados, France)
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Name: Joseph Lawrence Babin Service No: F/7177 Rank: Rifleman Regiment: Regina Rifle Regiment, R.C.I.C. Date of Birth: June 27, 1919 Place of Birth: Sluice Point, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: September 9, 1939 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Address at Enlistment: Sluice Point, Yarmouth Co., NS Age at Enlistment: 20 Height: 5 feet, 7 inches Trade: Farmer Marital Status: Single (at enlistment) Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mrs. Charlotte Babin (Wife) Amirault’s Hill, Yarmouth Co., NS (as of March 1943) Date of Death: August 16 1944 Age at Death: 25 Cemetery: Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (Calvados, France) Grave Reference: XVI. C. 9. The 7th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial Commemorated on page 240 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 21 (Babine on the Yarmouth War Memorial) Joseph Babin was the son of Raymond and Sylvie Helen Babin. After enlistment, he received permission on March 23, 1943 to marry Charlotte Marie Muise of Amirault’s Hill, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia. He served in Canada between September 9, 1939 and June 25, 1944, in the United Kingdom between June 26, 1944 and July 17, 1944, and in France between July 18, 1944 and August 16, 1944. He was killed in action while serving in France. Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada
Lawrence Joseph Babin