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Leslie Bethune
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Leslie Bethune 40776 Gunner 2nd Bragade CFA November 22, 1890 Yarmouth NS September 21, 1914 Valcartier Yarmouth NS 23 5 feet, 7 inches medium brown black 29th Battery Canadian Field Artillery, Yarmouth, NS (2 years) Single Clerk Presbyterian Lilah Smiley (Mother) Yarmouth North NS March 24, 1919 (Halifax on demobilization) Leslie Bethune enlisted with the 17th Field Battery, CFA at Valcartier on September 21, 1914. He embarked Canada on October 3, 1914 He served in France with the 1st Divisional Ammunition Column (responsible for supplying ammunition to a division) between February 9, 1915 to September 7, 1918. He was awarded a Good Conduct Badge in the field on September 9, 1916. He returned to England on September 13, 1918 assigned to the Canadian Artillery Reinforcement Depot at Camp Witley. He embarked England on the SS Scotian at Liverpool, England and disembarked at St. John, NB on March 1, 1919. He was discharged on March 24, 1919 at Halifax on demobilization.
SS Scotian