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Name: Percy James Robicheau Regiment/Service: North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, R.C.I.C. Service No: F/8850 Rank: Lance Corporal Date of Birth: February 15, 1918 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, NS Date of Enlistment: August 21, 1943 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, NS Address at Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Age at Enlistment: 25 Height; 5 feet, 6 inches Trade: Cotton Mill Worker Employment at Enlistment: Cosmos Imperial Mills, Yarmouth (9 years) Marital Status: Married Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mrs. Martha M. Robicheau (Wife) Argyle St., Yarmouth NS Date of Death: April 5, 1945 Age at Death: 27 Cemetery: Holten Canadian War Cemetery (Overijssel, Netherlands) Grave Reference: II. G. 11. The 96th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial Commemorated on page 559 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on November 23 Percy was the son of James and Susan Robicheau and husband of Martha Mary Robicheau, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and father of Lawrence Raymond Robicheau (born January 27, 1945). He was killed in action while serving in Holland. He served in Canada between August 19, 1943 and October 13, 1944; in England between October 10, 1944 and November 23, 1944; and in Northwest Europe between November 24, 1944 and April 4, 1945. He was initially buried in the town of Almen. Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada
Percy James Robicheau