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The Cenotaph, located in front of the Yarmouth County Library, Main Street, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia lists 117 names of men and women from Yarmouth Town and County who lost their lives during World War II. The Wartime Heritage Association WWII Casualty Page lists 162 war dead with the addition of the following 45 names not listed on the monument.
Amero, Alfred John December 2, 1944 (Sergeant) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC (Born in Yarmouth NS) Bambrick, Robert Burnyeat December 22, 1941 (Captain) 6th Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery (resident of Yarmouth, NS; husband of Ida Catherine Gordon Bambrick, Yarmouth, NS) Bell, David November 30, 1944 (Flying Officer) 429 Squadron RCAF (Husband of Barbara Ruth Currier [Dunlop] , Yarmouth NS) Berry, Raymond February 6, 1941 (Fireman and Trimmer) SS Maplecourt (Montreal), Canadian Merchant Navy (son of Lilian Berry of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia) Blackadar, Karl Kenneth May 7, 1947 (Major) Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps (son of Martha Blackadar, Hebron, Yarmouth Co., NS; Hebron Address at enlistment) Boudreau, Herbert Andrew October 28, 1944 (Private) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, RCIC (born Lower Melbourne, Yarmouth Co., NS Comeau, Emile Joseph December 15, 1943 (Private) 48th Highlanders of Canada, RCIC (born in Yarmouth NS) Crosby, Frank Killam March 8, 1944 (Captain) US Army Troop Transport SS Yarmouth (born in Chebogue, Yarmouth Co., NS) Crowell William September 21, 1941 (Able Seaman) SS Lissa (Glasgow, Scotland) (born in Yarmouth, NS) D'Entremont, Alcide Joseph November 10, 1946 (Private) Royal Canadian Infantry Corps (born in Upper West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS D’Entremont, Frank Stephens July 18, 1943 (Private) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC (born in West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS Dixon, William Henry August 16, 1942 (Private) Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada (born in Yarmouth NS) Dow, Leonard Arthur July 25, 1943 (Private) Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, RCIC (born in Yarmouth NS) Duffy, Warren Alvin August 7, 1944 (Flight Lieutenant) 617 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (born in Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS) Fells, Roy Morton December 2, 1943 (Sergeant) Royal Canadian Artillery (born in Yarmouth NS) Forsythe, Percy Campbell January 19, 1942 (Messman) SS City of Atlanta, US Merchant Marine (born in Yarmouth NS) Gray, Everett R. June 7, 1944 (Private) Royal Canadian Army Service Corps (born in Kemptville, Yarmouth Co., NS) Holobow, Frederick Michael April 13, 1943 (Warrant Officer Class I) 489 (RNZAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (husband of Helen Louise (Cain) Holobow, of Yarmouth, NS) Hubbard, Fred L. March 11, 1944 (Staff Sergeant) 182nd Infantry Regiment (Americal Division; US Army) (born/resident of Pubinco, Yarmouth Co., NS) Irvine, Richard Reginald June 6, 1944 (Flying Officer) 426 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (resident of Yarmouth at enlistment) Kerr, James Colin October 10, 1944 (Lieutenant) Royal Winnipeg Rifles, RCIC (husband of Alice Pearl [Pippy] Kerr, of Yarmouth, NS) Levesque, Edmond April 22, 1945 (Lance Corporal) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC (husband of Lea Marie Elizabeth D’Eon of West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS) MacLellan, James G. August 31, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC (husband of Alice Geraldine (Moses) MacLellan, of South Ohio, Yarmouth Co., NS) Murphy, Harry October 19, 1940 (Engineman) HMCS Bras D’Or Royal Canadian Navy Reserve (born in Yarmouth NS) Newell, Daniel Edward Treymain August 3, 1940 (Lieutenant) HM Sub Thames, Royal Navy (born in Yarmouth NS) Newman, Joseph Gerald September 1, 1942 (Flight Sergeant/Pilot) 5 OTU RAF, Royal Canadian Air Force (husband of Helen Ferne [Brayne] Newman, Yarmouth, NS) Nickerson, Herbert Eugene November 8, 1946 (Private) The Royal Canadian Regiment (resident of Lower East Pubnico at enlistment) Nickerson, Osborne Charles December 6, 1944 (Able Seaman) HMCS Ville de Quebec, Royal Canadian Navy Reserve (resident of Seal Island, Yarmouth Co., NS) O’Brien, Charles Stuart October 31, 1941 (Flight Sergeant) 76 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (address Lakeside Inn, Yarmouth at enlistment) Oikle, Winslow Earl June 7, 1944 (Corporal) 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, RCIC (resident of Yarmouth NS; brother of Mrs. Beatrice Lennox, Pubnico; enlisted at Yarmouth) Parker, Douglas Roger September 27, 1943 (Pilot Officer) 407 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (born in Yarmouth NS) Porter, Ralph Everett April 9, 1945 (Captain) US Tanker St. Mihiel, United States Merchant Navy (born in South Ohio, Yarmouth Co., NS) Rice, Clarence Everett March 19, 1945 (Lance Corporal) Royal Canadian Corps of Signals (husband of Pearl Marie Rice of Yarmouth; resident of Yarmouth at enlistment) Ritcey, Charles Allister May 27, 1944 (Lieutenant) Princess Louise Fusiliers, R.C.I.C.; 11th Inf. Bde. Support Group (husband of Bertha Marion Ritcey, Vancouver St., Yarmouth; resident of Yarmouth at enlistment) Rogers, Harold Melville April 3, 1943 (Flying Officer) 421 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (born in Yarmouth NS) Ruggles, Isaac Wilkins January 18, 1945 (Trooper) 1st Armoured Personnel Carrier Regiment, R.C.A.C. (resident of Yarmouth) Sabean, Walter, Angus July 6, 1943 (Private) Royal Canadian Army Service Corps (born in Kemptville, Yarmouth Co., NS) Sherman, Lawrence June 13, 1944 (Flying Officer) 162 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (husband of Mary Georgina Sweeney, daughter of Francis Sweeney of Yarmouth, NS) Simmons, Aubrey March 26, 1947 (Sapper) Royal Canadian Engineers (born in Yarmouth NS) Smith, Frank Edgar December 23, 1943 (Lieutenant Skipper) Royal Canadian Navy Reserve (husband of Clara Mae Smith of Yarmouth NS) Surette, Joseph Jeremiah June 26, 1945 (Private First Class) United States Marine Corps (born in Eel Brook, Yarmouth Co., NS) Thornton, Arnold Ernest September 22, 1944 (Private) Calgary Highlanders, RCIC (enlisted at Yarmouth; husband of Ann Berneice (Amiro) Thornton, of Yarmouth, NS) Watson, John Crittenden May 7, 1944 (Lieutenant) HMCS Valleyfield, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve (born in Yarmouth NS) White, Albert Standford December 6, 1944 (Flight Lieutenant/Pilot) 113 Squadron, RCAF (husband of Anne Dora (Martin) White, of Yarmouth, NS) Wiseman, Carl William July 11, 1944 (Electrical Artificer 3rd Class) Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve (husband of Olive Wiseman, of Yarmouth North, NS)