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John Edward Doucette Rank: Private Service No: F/3480  Regiment/Service: 48th Highlanders of Canada, RCIC   Date of Birth: December 24, 1910 Place of Birth: Quinan, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: January 12, 1943 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Address At Enlistment: Quinan, Yarmouth Co., NS  Age at Enlistment: 32 Height: 5 feet, 8 inches Weight: 142 lbs. Complexion: Medium Eyes: Blue Hair: Brown Trade: Lumberman Martial Status: Married Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mary Modeste Doucette [Wife} Quinan, Yarmouth Co., NS  Private John Doucette was the son of Joseph M. and Domitilde Muise Doucette and the husband of Mary M. Doucette, and father of Edward Doucette of Quinan, Yarmouth Co., N.S. He served in Canada between January 12, 1943 and May 14, 1943. He disembarked  in the United Kingdom and served there from May 22, 1943 to November 11, 1943.  He served in Italy from November 23, 1943 until his death on May 22, 1944.  He was killed in action against the enemy. Date of Death: May 22, 1944 Age at Death: 33  Cemetery: Cassino War Cemetery (Italy) Grave Reference: IX. H. 12. The 32nd name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial (Edward on the Yarmouth War Memorial) Commemorated on page 293 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on June 23     Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada    
John Edward Doucette