Name:Douglas Joseph BourqueRank: Private Regiment/Service: Essex Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C. Service No: F/66161 Date of Birth: July 5, 1923Place of Birth: Upper West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NSDate of Enlistment: December 2, 1942Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NSAddress at Enlistment:Upper West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NSAge at Enlistment: 19Height: 5 feet, 8½ inchesComplexion: DarkEyes: BrownHair: BrownTrade:Sheet Metal WorkerMarital Status:SingleReligion:Roman CatholicNext of Kin:Leo Bourque (Father) Upper West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NSDate of Death: August 13, 1944 Age at Death: 21 Cemetery: Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (Calvados, France)Grave Reference: IX. D. 3. The 17th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War MemorialCommemorated on page 255 of the Second World War Book of RemembranceDisplayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 29Douglas was the son of Leo J. and Anne Julia Bourque of Upper West Pubnico, Yarmouth, NS. He was the brother of Herman, Benjamin, Lillian and Catherine. At enlistment he was assigned to Halifax Depot Battalion. He completed basic at Camp 60 in Yarmouth and advanced training at Aldershot, NS.He was killed in action in Normandy, France.