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Edmond Levesque Rank: Lance Corporal Unit: Carleton and York Regiment, R.C.I.C. Service Number: G19356 Date of Birth: April 22, 1924 Place of Birth: Edmundston, New Brunswick   Date of Enlistment: August 7, 1941 Place of Enlistment: Edmundston, New Brunswick Address at Enlistment: Albertine, NB Age at Enlistment: 18 Height: 5 ft, 4 inches Eyes: Brown Hair: Blond Complexion: Fair Weight: 124 lbs. Trade: Labourer/Farming Marital Status: Single at Enlistment Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: At Attestation: Rene Levesque (Father) Albertine, New Brunswick Edmond Levesque was the son of Rene and Anna Levesque.  He was one of eight children. He married  Lea Marie Elizabeth D’Eon  of West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia on March 2, 1943 at Wolfville, NS.  The couple met while he was stationed at Camp Aldershot.  He  was attached to the Administrative Wing #14 ITG Aldershot under he departed for overseas on August 27, 1943. His wife then returned to West Pubnico and his daughter Clodette Marie was born there on February 2, 1944. Edmond disembarked in England on September 1, 1943 and was assigned to the Carleton and York Regiment, R.C.I.C.  He served in England until May 25, 1944 and in Italy between March 17, 1945. He disembarked in France on March 20, 1945 and served Northwest Europe until his death. He was killed in action on April 22, 1945 while serving in the Netherlands. Date of Death: April 22, 1945 Age: 21 Cemetery: Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery,   Netherlands Grave Reference: XIV. H. 10.   Edmond Levesque's grave is to the left of James Jamieson's grave who also died on April 22, 1945, aged 26. (Jamieson’s grave has a helmet on the cross) (From a photo collection of Alvin McCahill who served with the Carleton and York Regiment) Commemorated on page 534 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance This page is displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on November 10 Not listed on the Yarmouth War Memorial Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada 
Edmond Levesque