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Name: Paul Vincent LeBlanc Rank: Private Service No: F/65303 Regiment/Service: Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, R.C.I.C. Date of Birth: August 7, 1920 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, NS Date of Enlistment: February 5, 1942 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Address At Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Age at Enlistment: 21 Height: 5 feet, 8 inches Complexion: Fair Eyes: Blue Hair: Light Brown Trade: Labourer Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Edward LeBlanc [Father] Yarmouth, NS Date of Death: July 21, 1944 Age at Death: 26 Cemetery: Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (Calvados, France) Grave Reference: VI. H. 5. The 71st name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial Commemorated on page 362 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Paul Vincent LeBlanc was the only son of Edward and Grace Le Blanc, of Bond St., Nova Scotia. He was the brother of Bernice, Mrs Edward Comeau of Yarmouth. Prior to his enlistment he was employed as a mill hand at Cosmos Imperial Mills Ltd. Yarmouth. He completed his basic training at No. 60 CABTC, Yarmouth and having trained in Nova Scotia and qualifying as an Infantry Signaller on June 24, 1943 embarked Halifax for the United Kingdom on July 22, 1943. He disembarked in the United Kingdom on July 29, 1943 and continued training with the Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal as a Signaller. He went overseas to France on July 8 1944. He was killed in action on July 21, 1944. He served in Canada between February 5, 1942 and July 21, 1943, in the United Kingdom between July 22, 1943 and July 6, 1944 and in France from July 8, 1944 to July 21, 1944 when he was killed in action.
Paul Vincent LeBlanc