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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.
(25) Born in the Town of Yarmouth /Yarmouth County Amero, Alfred John December 2, 1944 (Sergeant) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC (b. Yarmouth NS) Berry, Raymond February 6, 1941 (Fireman and Trimmer) SS Maplecourt (Montreal), Canadian Merchant Navy (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) 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) Hubbard, Fred L. March 11, 1944 (Staff Sergeant) 182nd Infantry Regiment (Americal Division; US Army) (b. Pubinco, Yarmouth Co., NS) Murphy, Harry October 19, 1940 (Engineman) HMCS Bras D’Or Royal Canadian Navy Reserve (b. Yarmouth NS) Newell, Daniel Edward Treymain August 3, 1940 (Lieutenant) HM Sub Thames, Royal Navy (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 First Class) United States Marine Corps (b. Eel Brook, Yarmouth Co., NS) Watson, John Crittenden May 7, 1944 (Lieutenant) HMCS Valleyfield, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve (b. Yarmouth NS) (9) Resident of Yarmouth County at Enlistment Bambrick, Robert Burnyeat December 22, 1941 (Captain) 6th Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery (b. Sidney 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) (11) 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) 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) Newman, Joseph Gerald 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) 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)