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Remembering WWII Nova Scotia Casualties
    James Anthony Duggan
Name: Service No: Rank: Service: Date of Birth: Place of Birth: Date of Enlistment: Age at Enlistment: Place of Enlistment: Address at Enlistment: Trade: Religion: Marital Status: Next of Kin: Date of Death: Age at Death; Cemetery: Additional Information:
Duggan, James Anthony H/19967 Private Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, R.C.I.C. May 31, 1915 Upper South River, Antigonish Co., NS February 14, 1940 24 Winnipeg Pickle Crow, Ontario Miner Roman Catholic Single at Enlistment (Married Sadie Anne Duggan (Mother) Upper South River, Antigonish Co., NS August 19, 1942 27 Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-Sur-Mer   Commemorated on Page 70 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on February 16 Private Duggan was the son of John and Sarah Duggan of Antigonish Co., NS, and husband of Rhoda Winifred (Kennett) Duggan, Brighton, Sussex, England.    He was one of eight children.   He embarked Halifax, NS, for overseas on December 13, 1940, and arrived in Gourock, Scotland on December 26, 1940.  On April 20, 1942 he married Rhoda Winifred Kennett at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Brighton. On August 18, 1942 Private Duggan embarked England for France as part of the invasion force at Dieppe.  He was listed as missing in action on August 19, 1942 while serving with the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada.  In March 1943, Private Duggan was listed as killed in action.