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Name: Louis Doucette Rank: Private Service No: F/3910 Regiment/Service: North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, R.C.I.C. Date of Birth: May 5, 1920 Place of Birth: Grand Desert, Halifax Co., NS Date of Enlistment: October 2, 1941 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Address at Enlistment: Grand Dessert, Halifax Co., NS Age at Enlistment: 22 Height: 5 feet, 9 inches Complexion: Fair Eyes: Blue Hair: Brown Trade: Labourer Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Stanley Doucette (Father) Grand Dessert, Halifax Co., NS Date of Death: July 5, 1944 Age at Death: 24 Cemetery: Beny-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers (Calvados, France) Grave Reference: X. G. 10. The 36th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial (Listed as Lawrence Doucette in official records) 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 Private Louis (Lawrence) Doucette was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Phillips Doucette, of Grand Dessert, Halifax Co., Nova Scotia. He enlisted with the Pictou Highlanders September 17, 1942 in Halifax and completed Basic Training at #60 CABTC Yarmouth from October 2 to December 3, 1941 and Advanced Training at #14 ATC between December 4, 1941 and February 9, 1942. He was with the Pictou Highlanders between March 10, 1942 and September 16, 1942. He was transferred to the North Shore Regiment on March 2, 1944 while in England. He disembarked in France on D-Day, June 6, 1944 He was wounded in action on July 4, 1944 and died of wounds on July 5, 1944. Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Louis Doucette