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Joseph Walter Deveau Rank: Trooper Service No: G/727 Regiment/Service: 8th Princess Louise's (New Brunswick) Hussars, R.C.A.C. 5th Armored Regiment    Date of Birth: January 13, 1921 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, NS Date of Enlistment: June 18, 1941 Place of Enlistment: St. John, NB Address At Enlistment: St. John, NB Age at Enlistment: 20 Height: 5 feet, 9½ inches  Weight: 13 lbs. Complexion: Fair Eyes: Blue Hair: Dark Brown Trade: Moulder Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mrs. Lena Deveau [Mother]      Joseph Walter [Wally] Deveau was the only son of Lena Deveau, of Bell Neck, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the youngest of four children, brother of Margaret, Lila, and Florence.  He served in Canada between June 19, 1941 and October 10, 1941, in the United Kingdom between October 10, 1941 and November 14, 1943, and in Italy from November 15, 1943 to August 31, 1944.  He died of wounds while serving in Italy.   Date of Death: August 31, 1944 Age at Death: 23 Cemetery: Montecchio War Cemetery  (Italy) Grave Reference: III. A. 16. The 30th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial Commemorated on page 290 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on June 21 Notes: An account of Trooper Deveau’s military service can be viewed on the Veterans Affairs Canada site [link below] Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada    
Joseph Walter Deveau