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Name: George Joseph Antoine Boucher Service Number: R143151 Rank: Leading Aircraftman Service: No. 3 Radio Detachment, Tusket, Yarmouth Co., NS Royal Canadian Air Force Date of Birth: November 13, 1923 Place of Birth: North Edmonton, Alberta Date of Enlistment: November 21, 1941 Place of Enlistment: Toronto, Ontario Previous Military: School Cadets 1940-1941 Address At Enlistment: Vancouver, BC Age at Enlistment: 18 Height: 5 feet, 7 inches Weight: 135 lbs. Complexion: Medium Eyes: Blue Hair: Fair Trade: Student/Warehouse Employee Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Oscar Boucher [Father] Vancouver, BC Date of Death: June 24, 1944 Age At Death: 20 Cemetery: Abray Park, Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, BC Grave Reference: Block 3, Plot 11, Lot 24 Commemorated on Page 254 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 28 George Boucher was the son of Joseph Oscar and Jeanne Marie Boucher. He had three brothers and four sisters. He was taken on strength at No 3 Radio Detachment Station at Tusket, NS on September 8, 1942 and assigned general duties. On June 24, 1944 he drowned in a boating accident on Vaughn Lake, Yarmouth Co., NS. His body was returned to Vancouver for burial. Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Canadian Virtual War Memorial
George Joseph Antoine Boucher
Grave Marker -1944