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Maurice Joseph Frotten
Maurice Joseph Frotten 3181571 Private 1st Depot Battalion NS November 11, 1897 Quinan April 12, 1918 Halifax NS Springhaven, Yarmouth Co, NS 21 5 feet, 3¾ inches Dark Brown Dark Brown 1 year, 8 months with Composite Battalion, Halifax NS Farmer Single Roman Catholic Luke P. Frotten (Father) Springhaven, Yarmouth Co., NS June 15, 1919 (Halifax) December 10, 1955 Maurice was the son of Luke P. Frotten and Mary Jane (Doucette) of Quinan, Yarmouth Co., NS. His brother, John Arthur Frotten also served in World War I. Maurice Frotten enlisted with the 1st Depot Battalion after serving with the Composite Battalion, Halifax, NS from September 6, 1916. He went overseas arriving in England on May 5, 1918. At Bramshott he was assigned to the 17th Reserve Battalion and on October 25, 1918 to the 85th Battalion. He served in France until April 29, 1919 when he returned to England. He left England on May 31, 1919 and returned to Canada where he was demobilized on June 15, 1919 at Halifax.
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Library and Archives Canada photos: courtesy of Lawrence Doucet
Maurice Joseph Frotten (1919)
Maurice Joseph Frotten (1919)