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Eddie George Deveau
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Eddie George Deveau 733219 Private 165th Battalion December 10, 1887 Yarmouth, NS January 17, 1916   Meteghan NS Meteghan NS 28 5 feet, 8½ inches light light blue Married Farmer Mrs. Kate Deveau (Wife) Meteghan, Digby Co., NS Eddie Deveau served in Canada, England and France. He enlisted with the 112th Battalion having completed his medical at Meteghan on November 25, 1915.  He was transferred to the 165th Battalion, on June 8, 1916.   He arrived in England on on April 7, 1917, having embarked Halifax on the  SS Metagama from Canada, on March 25, 1917. In England he was assigned to the 13th Reserve Battalion at Shoreham, England and then, on May 31, 1917, to the Canadian Forestry Corps. He landed in France on June 23, 1917.  He was awarded a Good Conduct Badge on December 9, 1918. He was discharged on demobilization at St. John, NB on March 18, 1919. Eddie was the son of George and Maggie Deveau of Hectanooga, Digby Co., Nova Scotia. He had one son at the time of his enlistment,  Wilfred, aged 3 years.