Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (Calvados, France)
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Name: Anthony George Surette Rank: Private Service No: F/9492 Regiment/Service: Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, R.C.I.C. Date of Birth April 16, 1913 Place of Birth: Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment; December 10, 1942 / April 17, 1944 Place of Enlistment: Nanaimo, British Colombia Address at Enlistment: Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co., NS Age at Enlistment: 30 Height: 5 feet 4 inches Previous Service: NRMA (F601835); 6 D.D. December 10, 1942 to March 27, 1943; PEIH March 28, 1943 to April 4, 1944. Trade: Fisherman Employment at Enlistment: Canadian National Railway (Truro) (4 months) Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Daniel Surette (Father) Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Death: August 28, 1944 Age at Death: 31 Cemetery: Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (Calvados, France) Grave Reference: XVII. F. 1. The 108th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial (George A. on the Yarmouth War Memorial) Commemorated on page 456 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Anthony Surette was the son of Daniel and Artinse Surette of Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co. NS. He was the brother of Bernie Lawrence, Willie, Mamie, Sister Joseph Mary, Adelaide and Mary May. Private Surette enlisted for service on December 10, 1942 and served in Canada to May 25, 1944; in the United Kingdom from May 26, 1944 to July 17, 1944; and in Northwest Europe (France) from July 18, 1944 until his death.
Anthony George Surette
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