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Remembering World War II Yarmouth Connections
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia  - WWII Casualties There were 152 casualties connected to Yarmouth Town and County in the Second World War (1939-1945) The information on each casualty is from sources that include the American Battle Monuments Commission, the Books of Remembrance in Ottawa, the Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Veterans Affairs), the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the names on the Yarmouth Town and County War Memorial, and other local sources. (The dates listed reference date of death)  Click on the name to go to information on each person. Listed on the Yarmouth War Memorial Adams, George Manuel September 7, 1942  (Motor Mechanic) HMCS Raccoon, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve Allen, Carl Warren    September 18, 1944  (Private) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC Amirault, Albert Mark November 1, 1944  (Sapper) 16 Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers Amirault, Alphie Baptiste   March 5, 1943  (Flight Sergeant) 214 (FMS) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Amirault, Edwin  January 2, 1945 (PFC) 21st Infantry Battalion, 11th Armored Division, US Army  Amiro, Irvin Vincent       April 29, 1944 (Telegraphist) HMCS Athabaskan, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve Babin, Joseph Lawrence August 16, 1944  (Rifleman) Regina Rifle Regiment, RCIC Bell, James Lloyd          March 30, 1944  (Flying Officer/Pilot) #20 OTU RAF, Royal Canadian Air Force Bellman, Wilson October 30, 1944 (Gunner) 3 Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery Beveridge, Malcolmer S.  June 30, 1945 (Sergeant) 93rd Fighter Control Squadron, US Army Air Forces  Blanchard, Philip Joseph May 24, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Boudreau, Andrew William August 2, 1943  (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC [André G.] Boudreau, Charles Gerald    January 14, 1942 (Sergeant/Air Gunner) #22 OTU RAF, Royal Canadian Air Force Boudreau, John Jeremiah  Sept 7, 1942 (Leading Seaman) HMCS Raccoon, Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Boudreau, Percy Joseph  August 14, 1944 (Private) Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, RCIC Boudreau, Robert Francis  August 12, 1944 (Private) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, RCIC Bourque, Douglas Joseph August 13, 1944 (Private) Essex Scottish Regiment, RCIC Brittain, Malcolm Hartley December 17, 1943 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Brittain, Paul Herman           July 21, 1944 (Pilot Officer/Air Gunner) 10 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force  Burke, Joseph Gerald February 20, 1944 (Flight Sergeant/Pilot) 427 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Cann, Malcolm Angus October 22, 1940 (Able Seaman) HMCS Margaree, Royal Canadian Navy Reserve   Canty, Malcolm Allen December 11, 1941 (Flight Sergeant) 250 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force  Churchill, Bruce Wilbur September 29, 1944 (Private) Algonquin Regiment, RCIC    Comeau, Dennis Edward    October 25, 1944  (Private) Essex Scottish Regiment, RCIC Comeau, Gordon Augustus June 10, 1944 (Private) 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, RCIC  Cook, Donald Whitman October 13, 1944 (Private) Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada Cosman, William Nathan December 7, 1944 (Flying Officer) 248 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Cottreau, Louis George July 26, 1944 (Private) Le Regiment de Maisonneuve, RCIC Cromwell, Percy Clayton February 8, 1945 (Private) Royal Can. Electrical and Mechanical Engineers D'Entremont, Joseph Fulgence October 19, 1940 (Leading Seaman) HMCS Bras D'Or, Royal Canadian Navy Reserve  Deveau, Joseph Walter August 31, 1944 (Trooper) 8th Princess Louise's Hussars, 5th Armored Regiment, RCAC Doane, Murray Thomas February 21, 1940 (Gunner) Royal Canadian Artillery Doucette, Harry William March 25, 1945 (Private) North Nova Scotia Highlanders, RCIC Doucette, James Theodore December 4, 1944 (Fusilier) Princess Louise Fusiliers, RCIC Doucette, John Edward May 22, 1944 (Private) 48th Highlanders of Canada, RCIC  Doucette, Joseph E. February 6, 1941 (Fireman) S.S. Maplecourt (Montreal), Canadian Merchant Navy   Doucette, Louis July 5, 1944 (Private) North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, RCIC Dunn, Charles Douglas March 27, 1942 (Flight Sergeant) 408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force  Durling, David September 9, 1944 (Flying Officer/Air Gunner) 98 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Fitzgerald, George Leonard August 10, 1944 (Private) Algonquin Regiment, RCIC Foote, David Bertram August 8, 1944 (Gunner) 2 Survey Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery   Forbes, Percy D. October 15, 1941 (Pantryman) S.S. Vancouver Island (Montreal), Canadian Merchant Navy    Grant, Freeman Hector December 14, 1943 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Grant, William Howard April 13, 1945 (Private) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, RCIC Gullison, Frederick E. February 8, 1943 (Flight Sergeant/Pilot) 10 RAF (OTU) Operational Training Unit, RCAF Hacking, David Brian September 23, 1944 (Private) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, RCIC Hamilton, Donald Grant December 4, 1943 (Warrant Officer Class II /Air Gunner) 429 Squadron, RCAF     Hamilton, James Logan July 25, 1944 (Private) North Nova Scotia Highlanders, RCIC Harrington, Nethen Raymond November 1, 1945 (Sapper) Royal Canadian Engineers Harris, John Lewis December 13, 1943 (Corporal) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC Hatfield, Arthur November 9, 1944 (Private) 2 Base Reinforcement Depot, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps   Hatfield, Jack Elmer May 28, 1940 (Pilot Officer/Air Gunner) 264 Squadron, Royal Air Force  Hattie, John Ernest   September 21, 1944 (Private) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC Hattie, Sherman John February 23, 1940 (Signalman) Royal Canadian Corps of Signals Hayes, Raymond Arthur June 15, 1943 (Leading Aircraftman) No.1 Bombing and Gunnery School, RCAF Hemeon, Kenneth Smith June 29, 1941 (Second Cook) S.S. Grayburn (London, England), Canadian Merchant Navy    Higbv, Kenneth October 23, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Hilton, Thomas B.   April 11, 1944  (Second Lieut.) 338th Bomber Squadron, 96 Heavy Bomber Group, USAAF Holden, William Desmond May 7, 1942 (Gunner) Royal Canadian Artillery Horton, Arthur John October 30, 1943 (Sergeant) 31 OTU, Debert, NS, Royal Canadian Air Force   Hubbard, John E.  Unknown Unknown Hubbard, Paul Henry April 18, 1945 (Lance Corporal) Algonquin Regiment, RCIC Jacquard, Angus John      January 1, 1944 (Rifleman) Royal Rifles of Canada, RCIC Jenkins, Wentworth Clyde July 2, 1944 (Private) 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, RCIC Kenney, Harold Archibald April 13, 1945 (Corporal) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, RCIC Kenney, Norman Hagar  December 3, 1944  (Able Seaman) S.S. Cornwallis (Vancouver), Canadian Merchant Navy  Killam, Charles Wentworth November 21, 1941 (Lance Bombardier) Royal Canadian Artillery King, James Bernard August 8, 1944  (Gunner) 23 Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery   LaFave, John Albert February 26, 1945 (Private) North Shore New Brunswick Regiment, RCIC Larkin, Francis McLaughlin September 10, 1944 (Lance Corporal) Cape Breton Highlanders, RCIC Leblanc, Paul Vincent July 21, 1944 (Private) Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, RCIC Lent, Donald Hugh December 11, 1944 (Sapper) Royal Canadian Engineers, 10 Field Sqn. Lewis, George Henry May 18, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC MacKenna, William Frank September 15, 1943 (Sergeant/Air Gunner) 10 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Melanson, Ernest Joseph September 12, 1944 (Trooper)  11th Armoured Regiment, Ontario Regiment, R.C.A.C. Millard, Thomas August 24, 1943 (Leading Aircraftman) 2 Bombing and Gunnery School, RCAF  Miller, Earl Glawson September 13, 1942 (Stoker) HMCS Ottawa, Royal Canadian Navy  Moores, Douglas Keith August 3, 1944  (Flying Officer/Pilot) 438 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Moulaison, Melbourne May 27, 1942 (Oiler) Transport Jack, American Merchant Navy Muise, Henry James September 1, 1944 (Private) Cape Breton Highlanders, RCIC Muise, James Reginald May 23, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Muise, Joseph Arthur March 6, 1945 (Private) Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada, RCIC Muise, Mary M.  November 30, 1943 (Private) Canadian Women's Army Corps         Muise, Victor Andrew April 10, 1946 (Lance Corporal) Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Muise, William Joseph September 14, 1944 (Private) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC Nickerson, Gordon Sydney October 31, 1944 (Private) North Shore New Brunswick Regiment, RCIC Nickerson, Osborne Victor  July 23, 1942 (Leading Aircraftman) 5 Bombing and Gunnery School, RCAF Nickerson, Otis Keith April 13, 1942 (Leading Aircraftman) 16 SFTS, Royal Canadian Air Force  O'Hanley, Charles Beeching October 23, 1941 (Pilot Officer) 31 OTU, Royal Canadian Air Force O'Neil, John Pervin December 10, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Parker, Harold Fenwick November 4, 1943 (Major) 4th Recce. Regiment, 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, RCAC  Pothier, Bourneuf Freeman May 7, 1944 (Pilot Officer (Air Gunner) 405 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (DFC) Pothier, Charles Louis April 29, 1944 (Able Seaman) HMCS Athabaskan, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve     Rattee, George Neil August 23, 1943 (Flying Officer) Royal Canadian Air Force Raynard, Stanley William September 23, 1942 (Steward) SS Esso Williamsburg, United States Merchant Navy     Robicheau, Percy James April 5, 1945 (Lance Corporal) North Shore New Brunswick Regiment, RCIC Rogers, Charles Willard November 22, 1943 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Rose, Irvin Cecil September 17, 1944 (Rifleman) Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, RCIC Rose, Malcolm Rudolph August 6, 1944 (Lieutenant) King's Own Scottish Borderers, RCIC Ross, John Alexander November 1, 1944 (Lieutenant) Pictou Highlanders, RCIC Sears, Harold Melvin February 17, 1945 (Private) Highland Light Infantry of Canada, RCIC Sisco, Stillman Elton August 8, 1944 (Private) South Saskatchewan Regiment, RCIC Skinner, Lloyd Newton May 15, 1942 (Pilot Officer) 407 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force Sollows, Ivan Steen November 15, 1943 (Flight Sergeant/Pilot) 9 OTU RAF, Royal Canadian Air Force Spinney, Hugh Thorburn September 4, 1941 (Rifleman) Halifax Rifles, RCIC Star, Joseph July 18, 1943 (Flying Officer) 28 OTU, Royal Air Force Surette, Anthony George August 28, 1944 (Private) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, RCIC Surette, Arthur John June 11, 1944 (Private) North Nova Scotia Highlanders, RCIC Sweeney, Byron Leslie February 14, 1943 (Warrant Officer) Royal Canadian Air Force Sweeney, Harry Kenneth August 10, 1944 (Private) Lincoln and Welland Regiment, RCIC Taylor, Charles William January 2, 1944 (Warrant Officer Class II/Air Gunner) 550 RAF Squadron, RCAF Thurston, Howard Frederick August 3, 1943 (Warrant Officer/Air Gunner) 12 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force        Trefry, Ernest F. February 6, 1941 (Ordinary Seaman) S.S. Maplecourt (Montreal), Merchant Navy Van Amburg, James Ashton December 12, 1943 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Vickery, Leslie Oliver         September 19, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC   Ward, James Richard June 21, 1944  (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC White, Arnold Clayton May 23, 1944 (Corporal) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC Amero, Alfred John  December 2, 1944 (Sergeant) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Bambrick, Robert Burnyeat December 22, 1941 (Captain) 6th Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery Berry, Raymond  February 6, 1941 (Fireman and Trimmer) SS Maplecourt (Montreal), Canadian Merchant Navy Blackadar, Karl Kenneth May 7, 1947 (Major) Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps Boudreau, Herbert Andrew  October 28, 1944 (Private) Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, RCIC Comeau, Emile Joseph  December 15, 1943 (Private) 48th Highlanders of Canada, RCIC Crosby, Frank Killam March 8, 1944 (Captain) US Army Troop Transport SS Yarmouth D'Entremont, Alcide Joseph  November 10, 1946 (Private) Royal Canadian Infantry Corps  D’Entremont, Frank Stephens  July 18, 1943 (Private) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC Dixon, William Henry  August 16, 1942 (Private) Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada Dow, Leonard Arthur  July 25, 1943 (Private) Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, RCIC Duffy, Warren Alvin   August 7, 1944 (Flight Lieutenant) 617 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Fells, Roy Morton  December 2, 1943 (Sergeant) Royal Canadian Artillery Gray, Everett R.  June 7, 1944 (Private) Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Holobow, Frederick Michael  April 13, 1943 (Warrant Officer Class I) 489 (RNZAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Irvine, Richard Reginald  June 6, 1944 (Flying Officer) 426 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Kerr, James Colin  October 10, 1944 (Lieutenant) Royal Winnipeg Rifles, RCIC Levesque, Edmond  April 22, 1945 (Lance Corporal) Carleton and York Regiment, RCIC MacLellan, James G.  August 31, 1944 (Private) West Nova Scotia Regiment, RCIC Murphy, Harry October 19, 1940 (Engineman) HMCS Bras D’Or  Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Newell, Daniel Edward Treymain  August 3, 1940 (Lieutenant) HM Sub Thames, Royal Navy Newman, Joseph Gerald September 1, 1942 (Flight Sergeant/Pilot) 5 OTU RAF, Royal Canadian Air Force Nickerson, Osborne Charles December 6, 1944 (Able Seaman) HMCS Ville de Quebec, Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Oikle, Winslow Earl  June 7, 1944 (Corporal) 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, RCIC Parker, Douglas Roger September 27, 1943 (Pilot Officer) 407 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Porter, Ralph Everett  April 9, 1945 (Captain) US Tanker St. Mihiel, United States Merchant Navy Rogers, Harold Melville April 3, 1943 (Flying Officer) 421 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Sabean, Walter, Angus  July 6, 1943 (Private) Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Sherman, Lawrence  June 13, 1944   (Flying Officer) 162 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Smith, Frank Edgar  December 23, 1943 (Lieutenant Skipper) Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Surette, Joseph Jeremiah  June 26, 1945 (Private First Class) United States Marine Corps Thornton, Arnold Ernest  September 22, 1944 (Private) Calgary Highlanders, RCIC Watson, John Crittenden  May 7, 1944 (Lieutenant) HMCS Valleyfield, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve White, Albert Standford  December 6, 1944 (Flight Lieutenant/Pilot) 113 Squadron, RCAF Wiseman, Carl William  July 11, 1944 (Electrical Artificer 3rd Class) Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve
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 Not listed on the Yarmouth World War II Memorial