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Edward William Comeau
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Edward William Comeau 666673 Corporal 165th Battalion October 13, 1897 Yarmouth, NS June 2, 1916 Moncton NB Yarmouth NS 19 5 feet, 7 inches fair light brown greyish brown Single Roman Catholic Plumber John J. Comeau (Father) Yarmouth NS Having enlisted with the 165th Battalion Edward embarked Canada on the SS Metagama at Halifax on March 25, 1917 and disembarked in England at Liverpool on April 4, 1917. At Sunningdale, England he transferred to 40 Company Canadian Forestry Corps and landed in La Havre, France on May 25, 1917. He was appointed Corporal on September 1, 1917. He returned to Sunningdale, Base Depot of the CFC on December 22, 1918. Corporal Comeau was appointed Sergeant March 1, 1919. Returning to Canada he was discharged at St John, NB on demobilization on May 30, 1919.