Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (Calvados, France)
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Name: Percy Joseph Boudreau Rank: Private Service No: F/35465 Regiment/Service: Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, R.C.I.C. Date of Birth: April 28, 1920 Place of Birth: Little River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: February 5, 1941 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, NS Age at Enlistment: 20 Height: 5 feet, 7 inches Complexion: Dark Eyes: Blue Hair: Dark Brown Weight: 129 lbs Trade: Fisherman Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Bernard Joseph Boudreau (Father) Little River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., Date of Death: August 14, 1944 Age at Death: 24 Cemetery: Bretteville -Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (Calvados, France) Grave Reference: XIII. B. 4. The 15th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial 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 Percy was the son of Bernard J. and Charlotte A. Boudreau, of Little River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia. He was a brother of Vernon Boudreau and Marion Boudreau. He disembarked in France on July 3, 1944 and was killed in action on August 14, 1944. He was buried on August 16, 1944 in a temporary grave in an orchard near the village of Clair Tizon, approximately six and a half miles north-west of Falaise, France in the immediate vicinity in which his death occurred. His remains were reburied at Brettville-Sur-Laize in 1946.
Percy Joseph Boudreau