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Name: Alcide Joseph D'Entremont Service Number: F/86208 Rank: Private Service: Royal Canadian Infantry Corps Date of Birth: September 25, 1917 Place of Birth: Upper West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: August 1, 1941 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, NS Age at Enlistment: 23 Height: 5 feet, 7¼ inches Complexion: Medium Eye Colour: Grey Hair Colour: Light Brown Trade: Barber Martial Status: Single (at enlistment) Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Caesare d’Entremont (Father) Upper West Pubnico, NS (at enlistment) Date of Death: November 10, 1946 Age at Death: 29 Cemetery: St. Peter’s Cemetery, Middle West Pubnico, NS Grave Reference: Family Plot. 41 Commemorated on Page 584 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on December 11 (Not listed on the Yarmouth Memorial) Alcide Joseph d'Entremont was the son of Ceasare Benjamin d’Entremont and Marie Elise (Amirault) d’Entremont, of Upper West Pubnico. He married Aline Gertrude D’Entremont of Middle West Pubnico on April 11, 1944. A son, Michael Alcide d’Entremont (1945-2012), was born February 5, 1945. Alcide left school at the age of fifteen in 1932 and worked with his father on the farm. Between 1934 and his enlistment in 1941, he was employed in many different jobs, working as a fish cutter in a fish plant for several seasons, picking apples in several seasons and working in the woods. He also did some barbering with his brother. The month prior to his enlistment he was employed as a kitchen helper at the Lord Nelson Hotel in Halifax. Private d’Entremont completed basic training in New Glasgow and served there at the Basic Training Centre as assistant Instructor for three years with the rank of Acting Corporal. He relinquished the rank of Private on November 21, 1944 and went overseas disembarking in England on November 28, 1944. He was hospitalized in England, diagnosed with cancer, and returned to Canada. He was discharged from the military on December 4, 1945. He died at home of illness on November 10, 1946 in Lower West Pubnico. He was buried in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Middle West Pubnico, NS on November 13, 1946.
Alcide Joseph D'Entremont
Alcide with son Michael
Alcide and Aline (April, 1944)