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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 195 war dead that include the following 78 names not listed on the monument.
(31) Born in the Town of Yarmouth /Yarmouth County Amero, Alfred John December 2, 1944 (Sergeant) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC (b. Yarmouth NS) Babine, Louis A. October 17, 1942 (Private) 906th Guard Squadron, United States Army Air Force (b. Glenwood, Yarmouth Co., NS) Berry, Raymond February 6, 1941 (Fireman and Trimmer) SS Maplecourt (Montreal), Canadian Merchant Navy (b. Yarmouth NS) Boudreau, Donald James December 23, 1944 (Private) G Co.,15th Infantry Batt., 317th Regiment, 80th Div., US Army (b. Yarmouth, NS) Boudreau, Herbert Andrew October 28, 1944 (Private) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, RCIC (b. Lower Melbourne, Yarmouth Co., NS Comeau, Emile Joseph December 15, 1943 (Private) 48th Highlanders of Canada, RCIC (b. Yarmouth NS) Connors, Aubrey George April 19, 1943 (Deck Cadet) SS Robert Gray, US Merchant Marine (b. Port Maitland, Yarmouth Co., NS Cottreau, Joseph Etienne May 20, 1942 (Watchman) SS Toronduc, Canadian Merchant Navy (b. Wedgeport) Crosby, Frank Killam March 8, 1944 (Captain) US Army Troop Transport SS Yarmouth (b. Chebogue, Yarmouth Co., NS) Crowell William September 21, 1941 (Able Seaman) SS Lissa (Glasgow, Scotland) (b. Yarmouth NS) D'Entremont, Alcide Joseph November 10, 1946 (Private) Royal Canadian Infantry Corps (b. Upper West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS D’Entremont, Frank Stephens July 18, 1943 (Private) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC (b. West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS Dixon, William Henry August 16, 1942 (Private) Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada (b. Yarmouth NS) Dow, Leonard Arthur July 25, 1943 (Private) Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, RCIC (b. Yarmouth NS) Duffy, Warren Alvin August 7, 1944 (Flight Lieutenant) 617 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (b. Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS) Fells, Roy Morton December 2, 1943 (Sergeant) Royal Canadian Artillery (b. Yarmouth NS) Forsythe, Percy Campbell January 19, 1942 (Messman) SS City of Atlanta, US Merchant Marine ((b. Yarmouth NS) Gray, Everett R. June 7, 1944 (Private) Royal Canadian Army Service Corps (b. Kemptville, Yarmouth Co., NS) LeBlanc, James May 14, 1943 (Able Seaman) SS Centaur (Liverpool, England), Australian Merchant Navy (b. Yarmouth Co., NS) Murphy, Harry October 19, 1940 (Engineman) HMCS Bras D’Or Royal Canadian Navy Reserve (b. Yarmouth NS) Morton, William David May 15, 1943 (Private) 29th Infantry Training Battalion, US Army (b. Yarmouth, NS) Newell, Daniel Edward Treymain August 3, 1940 (Lieutenant) HM Sub Thames, Royal Navy (b. Yarmouth NS) Nietz, Ivan Vernon March 5, 1945 (Private First Class) 417th Infantry Regiment, 76th Division, US Army (b. Yarmouth, NS) Parker, Douglas Roger September 27, 1943 (Pilot Officer) 407 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (b. Yarmouth NS) Porter, Ralph Everett April 9, 1945 (Captain) US Tanker St. Mihiel, United States Merchant Navy (b. South Ohio, Yarmouth Co., NS) Rogers, Harold Melville April 3, 1943 (Flying Officer) 421 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (b. Yarmouth NS) Sabean, Walter, Angus July 6, 1943 (Private) Royal Canadian Army Service Corps (b. Kemptville, Yarmouth Co., NS) Simmons, Aubrey March 26, 1947 (Sapper) Royal Canadian Engineers (b. Yarmouth NS) Surette, Joseph Jeremiah June 26, 1945 (Private 1st Class) United States Marine Corps (b. Eel Brook, Yarmouth Co., NS) Thibeault, Jerry Louis December 2, 1943 (Torpedoman's Mate, Third Class) USS Capelin (SS-289), U.S. Submarine Force (b. Port Maitland, Yarmouth Co., NS) Watson, John Crittenden May 7, 1944 (Lieutenant) HMCS Valleyfield, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve (b. Yarmouth NS) (23) Sons of Yarmouth Born Parent(s) Alden Jr., Ernest H March 22, 1945 (First Lieutenant) 782nd Bomber Squadron, 465th Bomber Group, USAAF; son of Mary Dixie (Porter) Alden, born in Hebron, Yarmouth Co., NS) Blackadar, Thomas Read October 24, 1944 (Sergeant) Air Forces Far East, U.S. Army Air Force. Son of Frederick Smith Blackadar (1879-1958) born in Hebron, Yarmouth Co., NS and US Veteran of WWI. Carey, Orren Willard October 30, 1944 (Corporal) No 8 Air Observer School (RAF), Royal Canadian Air Force. Son of Cora Mae (Hurlburt) Carey (1902-1948) b. Yarmouth Chadsey, Clinton Joseph January 21, 1943 (Corporal) 36th Bomber Squadron 28th Bomber Group, USAAF; Son of George Bell Chadsey (1882-1955) born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Chadsey, William Lyman April 6, 1945 (Radioman 3rd Class) USS Emmons, United States Navy; Son of George Bell Chadsey (1882-1955) born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Cosman, Robert Le Roy April 19, 1944 (Able Seaman) SS John Straub (Armed American Merchant Ship); Son of Captain Frederick Miles Cosman (1863-1944) born in Ohio, Yarmouth Co., NS, and Clara (Hogan) Cosman (1882-1968) born in Billtown, Kings Co., NS. Crowell, Weymouth April 17, 1944 (Captain) 448th Bombardment Squadron, 321st Bomber Group, 57th Bombardment Wing, 12th Air Force, USAAF; Son of Weymouth Crowell Sr. (1864-1952) born in Yarmouth Co., NS) Curry, Paul Sheldon December 8, 1944 (Lieutenant) United States Army Air Force; Son of George Howard Curry (1891- 1984) and Abbey Lee (Goudey) Curry (1900-1991) born in Port Maitland, Yarmouth Co., NS. D’Entremont, Francis Robert January 6, 1944 (Chief Gunners Mate) USS Saint Augustine PG-54, United States Navy Reserve. Son of James Thomas d’Entremont (1872-1935) born in West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS DeRenne, Arnold Douglas September 19, 1944 (Private 1st Class) Company E, 327th Glider Infantry Regt, 101st Airborne Div, US Army; son of George H. DeRenne (1876–1950) born in Eel Brook, Yarmouth Co., NS, and Josephine A (Gavel) DeRenne (1892–1965) born in Gavelton, Yarmouth Co. NS. Gavel, Arthur Douglas April 17, 1944 (Flying Officer) 525 Royal Air Force Squadron. Son of George William Gavel (1888- 1968) born in Yarmouth NS and Veteran of WWI. Gavel, Clifford Roy January 31, 1947 (Lieutenant) HMCS Warrior (Squadron 825), Son of Roy Ferguson Gavel (b.1890 in Kelleys Cove, Yarmouth Co. Nova Scotia and veteran of WWII) Goodwin, Charles Seyward March 16, 1941 (Abe Seaman) J. B. White, Canadian Merchant Navy. Son of Howard Glenwood Goodwin born in Argyle, Yarmouth Co., NS Hubbard, Fred Leo March 11, 1944 (Staff Sergeant) 182nd Infantry Regiment (Americal Division; US Army) (son of Daniel Clifton Hubbard/Cora Anna Hubbard - North East Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS) LeBlanc, Albert Thomas December 28, 1944 (Pilot Officer) 428 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force. Son of Laurance Albert LeBlanc born in Yarmouth, NS Meuse, James Russell December 18, 1944 (Private) 347th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry Division, US Army. Son of Eugene John Meuse (1877-1952; b. Amirault’s Hill, Yarmouth Co., NS) and Mary Laura White (1884- 1976; b. Abrams River, Yarmouth Co., NS) Meuse, John Joseph, Jr. July 15, 1944 (Private 1st Class) 128th Infantry 32nd Division, US Army. Son of John Joseph Meuse (1892–1926; b. Quinan, Yarmouth Co., NS) and Rose Clara [LeBlanc] Meuse (1894–1968; b. Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co., NS). Meuse, Leonard Francis November 20, 1942 (Private 1st Class) Company ‘I’ 182nd Infantry Regiment, Americal Division, US Army. Son of Fred Edward Meuse (1887-1911; b. Yarmouth, NS) Meuse, William Frederick, Jr. July 22, 1944 (Corporal) United States Marine Corps Reserve. Son of William Frederick Meuse Sr. (1887-1966) born in Morris Island, Yarmouth Co., NS. Power, Roger B. July 10, 1943 (Private) 33 Field Artillery, 1st Division, US Army. Son of Aaron S. Powers, born in Yarmouth, November 5, 1874. Raymond, Harold David October 14, 1942 (Corporal) Company N, 5th Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division; Son of Delbert Alanzo Raymond, (1892-1949) born in Short Beach, Yarmouth Co., NS Tinker, Jr. Clarence Leonard May 18, 1943 (Major) Hd Squadron, 14 Fighter Group USAAF; son of of Madeline (Doyle) Tinker, b. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia on January 4, 1896. Wood, George Arthur February 8, 1945 (Pilot Officer) 12 RAF Squadron; Royal Air Force Squadron. Son of Stanley Harold Wood (1893-1984) born in Yarmouth, NS. (10) Resident of Yarmouth County at Enlistment Bambrick, Robert Burnyeat December 22, 1941 (Captain) 6th Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery (b. Sydney Mines, NS ; Resident of Yarmouth, NS; husband of Ida Catherine Gordon Bambrick, Yarmouth, NS) Blackadar, Karl Kenneth May 7, 1947 (Major) Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps (b. Meteghan, Digby Co.; son of Martha Blackadar, Hebron, Yarmouth Co., NS; Hebron resident) Irvine, Richard Reginald June 6, 1944 (Flying Officer) 426 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (b. Dublin, Leinster, Ireland; resident of Yarmouth at enlistment) Nickerson, Herbert Eugene November 8, 1946 (Private) The Royal Canadian Regiment (b. Woods Harbour, Shelburne Co., NS; resident of Lower East Pubnico at enlistment) Nickerson, Osborne Charles December 6, 1944 (Able Seaman) HMCS Ville de Quebec, Royal Canadian Navy Reserve (b. West Head, Shelburne Co., NS; resident of Seal Island, Yarmouth Co., NS) Oikle, Winslow Earl June 7, 1944 (Corporal) 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, RCIC (b. Cape Sable Island, NS; resident of Yarmouth NS; brother of Mrs. Beatrice Lennox, Pubnico; enlisted at Yarmouth) Rice, Clarence Everett March 19, 1945 (Lance Corporal) Royal Canadian Corps of Signals (b. Lequille, Annapolis Co., NS; 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 (b. Lunenburg, NS; husband of Bertha Marion Ritcey, Vancouver St., Yarmouth; resident of Yarmouth at enlistment) Ruggles, Isaac Wilkins January 18, 1945 (Trooper) 1st Armoured Personnel Carrier Regiment, R.C.A.C. (b. Lequille, Annapolis Co., NS; resident of Yarmouth) Smith, Frank Edgar December 23, 1943 (Lieutenant Skipper) Royal Canadian Navy Reserve (b. Cape Negro, Shelburne Co., NS; resident of Yarmouth; husband of Clara Mae Smith of Yarmouth NS) (13) Connection to Yarmouth by Wartime Marriage Bell, David November 30, 1944 (Flying Officer) 429 Squadron RCAF (b. Winnipeg, Manitoba; Husband of Barbara Ruth Currier [Dunlop], Yarmouth NS) Havener, Elmer Bird April 24, 1945 (Second Lieutenant) 394th Fighter Squadron, 367th Fighter Group, USAAF (b. Rockland, Maine, US; husband of Gladys Frances Harding, Yarmouth, NS. Holobow, Frederick Michael April 13, 1943 (Warrant Officer Class I) 489 (RNZAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (b. Watson, Saskatchewan; husband of Helen Louise (Cain) Holobow, of Yarmouth, NS) Kerr, James Colin October 10, 1944 (Lieutenant) Royal Winnipeg Rifles, RCIC (b. Winnipeg, Manitoba; husband of Alice Pearl [Pippy] Kerr, of Yarmouth, NS) Levesque, Edmond April 22, 1945 (Lance Corporal) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC (b. Edmundston, New Brunswick; 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 (b. Big Marsh, Antigonish Co., NS; husband of Alice Geraldine (Moses) MacLellan, of South Ohio, Yarmouth Co., NS) Matheson, Douglas Haig June 4, 1943 (Sergeant) RCAF 119th Squadron; #57 Operational Training Unit; b. Calgary,. Alberta; husband of Alice Mae Goodwin, married November 30, 1940 at Yarmouth) Newman, Joseph Gerard September 1, 1942 (Flight Sergeant/Pilot) 5 OTU RAF, Royal Canadian Air Force (b. St. John, New Brunswick; husband of Helen Ferne [Brayne] Newman, Yarmouth, NS) Sherman, Lawrence June 13, 1944 (Flying Officer) 162 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (b. Fort William, Ontario; husband of Mary Georgina Sweeney, daughter of Francis Sweeney of Yarmouth, NS) Thornton, Arnold Ernest September 22, 1944 (Private) Calgary Highlanders, RCIC (b. Amherst, Cumberland Co., NS; enlisted at Yarmouth; husband of Ann Berneice (Amiro) Thornton, of Yarmouth, NS) Tinker Sr, Clarence Leonard June 7, 1942 (Major General) Commander United States Air Force, Hawaii) husband of Madeline (Doyle) Tinker b. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia on January 4, 1896. White, Albert Standford December 6, 1944 (Flight Lieutenant/Pilot) 113 Squadron, RCAF (b. Windsor, Ontario; husband of Anne Dora (Martin) White, of Yarmouth, NS) Wiseman, Carl William July 11, 1944 (Electrical Artificer 3rd Class) Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve (b. Dartmouth, NS; husband of Olive Wiseman, of Yarmouth North, NS) (1) Non Resident with Yarmouth Address at Enlistment O’Brien, Charles Stuart October 31, 1941 (Flight Sergeant) 76 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (b. Moncton, NB; listed Lakeside Inn, Yarmouth as residence at enlistment)