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Remembering World War II Yarmouth Connections
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia - WWII Casualties There were 156 casualties connected to Yarmouth Town and County in the Second World War (1939-1945) The information on each casualty is from sources that include the American Battle Monuments Commission, the Books of Remembrance in Ottawa, the Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Veterans Affairs), the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the names on the Yarmouth Town and County War Memorial, and other local sources. (The dates listed reference date of death) Click on the name to go to information on each person. Adams, George Manuel September 7, 1942 (Motor Mechanic) HMCS Raccoon, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve Allen, Carl Warren September 18, 1944 (Private) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC Amirault, Albert Mark November 1, 1944 (Sapper) 16 Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers Amirault, Alphe Baptiste March 5, 1943 (Flight Sergeant) 214 (FMS) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Amirault, Edwin January 2, 1945 (PFC) 21st Infantry Battalion, 11th Armored Division, US Army Amero, Alfred John December 2, 1944 (Sergeant) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Amiro, Irvin Vincent April 29, 1944 (Telegraphist) HMCS Athabaskan, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve Babin, Joseph Lawrence August 16, 1944 (Rifleman) Regina Rifle Regiment, RCIC Bambrick, Robert Burnyeat December 22, 1941 (Captain) 6th Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery Bell, James Lloyd March 30, 1944 (Flying Officer/Pilot) #20 OTU RAF, Royal Canadian Air Force Bellman, Wilson October 30, 1944 (Gunner) 3 Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery Berry, Raymond February 6, 1941 (Fireman and Trimmer) SS Maplecourt (Montreal), Canadian Merchant Navy Beveridge, Malcolmer S. June 30, 1945 (Sergeant) 93rd Fighter Control Squadron, US Army Air Forces Blanchard, Philip Joseph May 24, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Blackadar, Karl Kenneth May 7, 1947 (Major) Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps Boudreau, Andrew William August 2, 1943 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC [André G.] Boudreau, Charles Gerald January 14, 1942 (Sergeant/Air Gunner) #22 OTU RAF, Royal Canadian Air Force Boudreau, Herbert Andrew October 28, 1944 (Private) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, RCIC Boudreau, John Jeremiah Sept 7, 1942 (Leading Seaman) HMCS Raccoon, Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Boudreau, Percy Joseph August 14, 1944 (Private) Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, RCIC Boudreau, Robert Francis August 12, 1944 (Private) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, RCIC Bourque, Douglas Joseph August 13, 1944 (Private) Essex Scottish Regiment, RCIC Brittain, Malcolm Hartley December 17, 1943 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Brittain, Paul Herman July 21, 1944 (Pilot Officer/Air Gunner) 10 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Burke, Joseph Gerald February 20, 1944 (Flight Sergeant/Pilot) 427 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Cann, Malcolm Angus October 22, 1940 (Able Seaman) HMCS Margaree, Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Canty, Malcolm Allen December 11, 1941 (Flight Sergeant) 250 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Churchill, Bruce Wilbur September 29, 1944 (Private) Algonquin Regiment, RCIC Comeau, Dennis Edward October 25, 1944 (Private) Essex Scottish Regiment, RCIC Comeau, Emile Joseph December 15, 1943 (Private) 48th Highlanders of Canada, RCIC Comeau, Gordon Augustus June 10, 1944 (Private) 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, RCIC Cook, Donald Whitman October 13, 1944 (Private) Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada Cosman, William Nathan December 7, 1944 (Flying Officer) 248 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Cottreau, Louis George July 26, 1944 (Private) Le Regiment de Maisonneuve, RCIC Cromwell, Percy Clayton February 8, 1945 (Private) Royal Can. Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Crosby, Frank Killam March 8, 1944 (Captain) US Army Troop Transport SS Yarmouth Crowell, William September 21, 1941 (Able Seaman) SS Lissa (Glasgow, Scotland) D'Entremont, Alcide Joseph November 10, 1946 (Private) Royal Canadian Infantry Corps D’Entremont, Frank Stephens July 18, 1943 (Private) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC D'Entremont, Joseph Fulgence October 19, 1940 (Leading Seaman) HMCS Bras D'Or, Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Deveau, Joseph Walter August 31, 1944 (Trooper) 8th Princess Louise's Hussars, 5th Armored Regiment, RCAC Dixon, William Henry August 16, 1942 (Private) Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada Doane, Murray Thomas February 21, 1940 (Gunner) Royal Canadian Artillery Doucette, Harry William March 25, 1945 (Private) North Nova Scotia Highlanders, RCIC Doucette, James Theodore December 4, 1944 (Fusilier) Princess Louise Fusiliers, RCIC Doucette, John Edward May 22, 1944 (Private) 48th Highlanders of Canada, RCIC Doucette, Joseph E. February 6, 1941 (Fireman) S.S. Maplecourt (Montreal), Canadian Merchant Navy Doucette, Louis July 5, 1944 (Private) North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, RCIC Dow, Leonard Arthur July 25, 1943 (Private) Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, RCIC Duffy, Warren Alvin August 7, 1944 (Flight Lieutenant) 617 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Dunn, Charles Douglas March 27, 1942 (Flight Sergeant) 408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Durling, David September 9, 1944 (Flying Officer/Air Gunner) 98 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Fells, Roy Morton December 2, 1943 (Sergeant) Royal Canadian Artillery Fitzgerald, George Leonard August 10, 1944 (Private) Algonquin Regiment, RCIC Foote, David Bertram August 8, 1944 (Gunner) 2 Survey Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery Forbes, Percy D. October 15, 1941 (Pantryman) S.S. Vancouver Island (Montreal), Canadian Merchant Navy Forsythe, Percy Campbell January 19, 1942 (Messman) SS City of Atlanta, US Merchant Marine Grant, Freeman Hector December 14, 1943 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Grant, William Howard April 13, 1945 (Private) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, RCIC Gray, Everett R. June 7, 1944 (Private) Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Gullison, Frederick E. February 8, 1943 (Flight Sergeant/Pilot) 10 RAF (OTU) Operational Training Unit, RCAF Hacking, David Brian September 23, 1944 (Private) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, RCIC Hamilton, Donald Grant December 4, 1943 (Warrant Officer Class II /Air Gunner) 429 Squadron, RCAF Hamilton, James Logan July 25, 1944 (Private) North Nova Scotia Highlanders, RCIC Harrington, Nethen Raymond November 1, 1945 (Sapper) Royal Canadian Engineers Harris, John Lewis December 13, 1943 (Corporal) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC Hatfield, Arthur November 9, 1944 (Private) 2 Base Reinforcement Depot, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Hatfield, Jack Elmer May 28, 1940 (Pilot Officer/Air Gunner) 264 Squadron, Royal Air Force Hattie, John Ernest September 21, 1944 (Private) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC Hattie, Sherman John February 23, 1940 (Signalman) Royal Canadian Corps of Signals Hayes, Raymond Arthur June 15, 1943 (Leading Aircraftman) No.1 Bombing and Gunnery School, RCAF Hemeon, Kenneth Smith June 29, 1941 (Second Cook) S.S. Grayburn (London, England), Canadian Merchant Navy Higbv, Kenneth October 23, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Hilton, Thomas Bradford April 11, 1944 (Second Lieut.) 338th Bomber Squadron, 96 Heavy Bomber Group, USAAF Holden, William Desmond May 7, 1942 (Gunner) Royal Canadian Artillery Holobow, Frederick Michael April 13, 1943 (Warrant Officer Class I) 489 (RNZAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Horton, Arthur John October 30, 1943 (Sergeant) 31 OTU, Debert, NS, Royal Canadian Air Force Hubbard, Fred L. March 11, 1944 (Staff Sergeant) 182nd Infantry Regiment (Americal Division; US Army) Hubbard, John E. Unknown Unknown Hubbard, Paul Henry April 18, 1945 (Lance Corporal) Algonquin Regiment, RCIC Irvine, Richard Reginald June 6, 1944 (Flying Officer) 426 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Jacquard, Angus John January 1, 1944 (Rifleman) Royal Rifles of Canada, RCIC Jenkins, Wentworth Clyde July 2, 1944 (Private) 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, RCIC Kenney, Harold Archibald April 13, 1945 (Corporal) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, RCIC Kenney, Norman Hagar December 3, 1944 (Able Seaman) S.S. Cornwallis (Vancouver), Canadian Merchant Navy Kerr, James Colin October 10, 1944 (Lieutenant) Royal Winnipeg Rifles, RCIC Killam, Charles Wentworth November 21, 1941 (Lance Bombardier) Royal Canadian Artillery King, James Bernard August 8, 1944 (Gunner) 23 Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery LaFave, John Albert February 26, 1945 (Private) North Shore New Brunswick Regiment, RCIC Larkin, Francis McLaughlin September 10, 1944 (Lance Corporal) Cape Breton Highlanders, RCIC Leblanc, Paul Vincent July 21, 1944 (Private) Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, RCIC Lent, Donald Hugh December 11, 1944 (Sapper) Royal Canadian Engineers, 10 Field Sqn. Levesque, Edmond April 22, 1945 (Lance Corporal) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC Lewis, George Henry May 18, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC MacKenna, William Frank September 15, 1943 (Sergeant/Air Gunner) 10 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force MacLellan, James G. August 31, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Melanson, Ernest Joseph September 12, 1944 (Trooper) 11th Armoured Regiment, Ontario Regiment, R.C.A.C. Millard, Thomas August 24, 1943 (Leading Aircraftman) 2 Bombing and Gunnery School, RCAF Miller, Earl Glawson September 13, 1942 (Stoker) HMCS Ottawa, Royal Canadian Navy Moores, Douglas Keith August 3, 1944 (Flying Officer/Pilot) 438 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Moulaison, Melbourne May 27, 1942 (Oiler) Transport Jack, American Merchant Navy Muise, Henry Joseph September 1, 1944 (Private) Cape Breton Highlanders, RCIC Muise, James Reginald May 23, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Muise, Joseph Arthur March 6, 1945 (Private) Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada, RCIC Muise, Mary M. November 30, 1943 (Private) Canadian Women's Army Corps Muise, Victor Andrew April 10, 1946 (Lance Corporal) Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Muise, William Joseph September 14, 1944 (Private) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC Murphy, Harry October 19, 1940 (Engineman) HMCS Bras D’Or Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Newell, Daniel Edward Treymain August 3, 1940 (Lieutenant) HM Sub Thames, Royal Navy Newman, Joseph Gerald September 1, 1942 (Flight Sergeant/Pilot) 5 OTU RAF, Royal Canadian Air Force Nickerson, Gordon Sydney October 31, 1944 (Private) North Shore New Brunswick Regiment, RCIC Nickerson, Osborne Charles December 6, 1944 (Able Seaman) HMCS Ville de Quebec, Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Nickerson, Osborne Victor July 23, 1942 (Leading Aircraftman) 5 Bombing and Gunnery School, RCAF Nickerson, Otis Keith April 13, 1942 (Leading Aircraftman) 16 SFTS, Royal Canadian Air Force O’Brien, Charles Stuart October 31, 1941 (Flight Sergeant) 76 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force O'Hanley, Charles Beeching October 23, 1941 (Pilot Officer) 31 OTU, Royal Canadian Air Force O'Neil, John Pervin December 10, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Oikle, Winslow Earl June 7, 1944 (Corporal) 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, RCIC Parker, Douglas Roger September 27, 1943 (Pilot Officer) 407 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Parker, Harold Fenwick November 4, 1943 (Major) 4th Recce. Regiment, 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, RCAC Porter, Ralph Everett April 9, 1945 (Captain) US Tanker St. Mihiel, United States Merchant Navy Pothier, Bourneuf Freeman May 7, 1944 (Pilot Officer (Air Gunner) 405 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (DFC) Pothier, Charles Louis April 29, 1944 (Able Seaman) HMCS Athabaskan, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve Rattee, George Neil August 23, 1943 (Flying Officer) Royal Canadian Air Force Raynard, Stanley William September 23, 1942 (Steward) SS Esso Williamsburg, United States Merchant Navy Robicheau, Percy James April 5, 1945 (Lance Corporal) North Shore New Brunswick Regiment, RCIC Rogers, Charles Willard November 22, 1943 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Rogers, Harold Melville April 3, 1943 (Flying Officer) 421 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Rose, Irvin Cecil September 17, 1944 (Rifleman) Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, RCIC Rose, Malcolm Rudolph August 6, 1944 (Lieutenant) King's Own Scottish Borderers, RCIC Ross, John Alexander November 1, 1944 (Lieutenant) Pictou Highlanders, RCIC Sabean, Walter, Angus July 6, 1943 (Private) Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Sears, Harold Melvin February 17, 1945 (Private) Highland Light Infantry of Canada, RCIC Sherman, Lawrence June 13, 1944 (Flying Officer) 162 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Sisco, Stillman Elton August 8, 1944 (Private) South Saskatchewan Regiment, RCIC Skinner, Lloyd Newton May 15, 1942 (Pilot Officer) 407 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force Smith, Frank Edgar December 23, 1943 (Lieutenant Skipper) Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Sollows, Ivan Steen November 15, 1943 (Flight Sergeant/Pilot) 9 OTU RAF, Royal Canadian Air Force Spinney, Hugh Thorburn September 4, 1941 (Rifleman) Halifax Rifles, RCIC Star, Joseph June 13, 1944 (Flying Officer) 28 OTU, Royal Air Force Surette, Anthony George August 28, 1944 (Private) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, RCIC Surette, Arthur John June 11, 1944 (Private) North Nova Scotia Highlanders, RCIC Surette, Joseph Jeremiah June 26, 1945 (Private First Class) United States Marine Corps Sweeney, Byron Leslie February 14, 1943 (Warrant Officer) Royal Canadian Air Force Sweeney, Harry Kenneth August 10, 1944 (Private) Lincoln and Welland Regiment, RCIC Taylor, Charles William January 2, 1944 (Warrant Officer Class II/Air Gunner) 550 RAF Squadron, RCAF Thornton, Arnold Ernest September 22, 1944 (Private) Calgary Highlanders, RCIC Thurston, Howard Frederick August 3, 1943 (Warrant Officer/Air Gunner) 12 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Trefry, Ernest F. February 6, 1941 (Ordinary Seaman) S.S. Maplecourt (Montreal), Merchant Navy Van Amburg, James Ashton December 12, 1943 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Vickery, Leslie Oliver September 19, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Watson, John Crittenden May 7, 1944 (Lieutenant) HMCS Valleyfield, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve Ward, James Richard June 21, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC White, Albert Standford December 6, 1944 (Flight Lieutenant/Pilot) 113 Squadron, RCAF White, Arnold Clayton May 23, 1944 (Corporal) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC Wiseman, Carl William July 11, 1944 (Electrical Artificer 3rd Class) Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve
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