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Joseph Edmund Doucette
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Joseph Edmund Doucette 734073 Sapper 112th Battalion 127th Battalion (2nd Battalion Canadian Railway Troops) September 22, 1892 Yarmouth, NS February 18, 1916 Yarmouth, NS Yarmouth North, NS 23 5 feet, 6 inches fair light brown blue Single Roman Catholic Locomotive Fireman Peter Doucette (Father), Yarmouth North, NS April 10, 1919 (Halifax, NS) February 6, 1941. Joseph Doucette served in France and Belgium during WWI. During WWII, he served with the Canadian Merchant Navy, on the SS Maplecourt. He was the husband of Nellie Doucette, of Lower Wedgeport, NS. The Canadian steamship SS Maplecourt was on a voyage from Montreal to Preston, Lancashire, UK, when it was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-107 on February 6, 1941. All 38 members of the crew were lost. Also see: Joseph Wallace - WWII