Timothy Israel Gaudet1060158Private246th Battalion; 85th BattalionOctober 28, 1897Melbourne, Yarmouth Co., NSNovember 3, 1916Halifax, NSMelbourne, Yarmouth Co., NS195 feet, 6 inches DarkBlackBrownFarmerSingleRoman CatholicTimothy Gaudet (Father) Melbourne, Yarmouth Co., NSJune 8, 1919 (Demobilization at Halifax, NS)May, 1977One of sixteen children, Timothy Gaudet was the son of Timothy Olivier Gaudet (1856–1923) and Maria Vénérante (Comeau) Gaudet (1862 - 1903). Brothers, Rene Paul Gaudet and Edward Joseph Gaudet (Gaudette) also served in World War I.He enlisted at Halifax on October 28, 1916 with the 256th Battalion and trained in Canada. He went overseas embarking Canada at Halifax on May 5, 1917 on HM Transport 2810 (SS Olympic) and disembarked at Liverpool, England on June 9, 1917. At Bramshott Camp he was transferred to the 17th Reserve Battalion on June 10, 1917. He proceeded to France for service with the 85th Battalion landing in France on November 11, 1917 and joined the 85th Battalion in the field on November 23, 1917.He suffered a gun shot wound to the face and was admitted to #5 General Hospital at Rouen on August 12, 1918, transferred to #72 General Hospital at Trouville on August 13, 1918 and on August 20 to #15 Convalescent Hospital at Trouville. He was discharged on September 7, 1918 and rejoined the Battalion in the field on September 19, 1918. He was granted fourteen days leave to England on November 11, 1918 and returned to France on November 30, 1918.He returned to England on April 29, 1919 and returned to Canada. He was demobilized on June 8, 1919 at Halifax.
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