Name:Service NoRankBattalion/ServiceDate of Birth:Place of Birth:Date of Enlistment:Place of Enlistment:Address at Enlistment:Age at Enlistment:Height:Complexion:Hair Colour:Eye Colour:Martial Status:Religion:Trade:Next of Kin:
Albert Pothier666694 / 2329907Sergeant165th Battalion / Forestry BattalionJuly 31, 1871Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co., NSJune 5, 1916 (first enlistment)Wedgeport NSWedgeport, Yarmouth Co., NS455 feet, 7 incheslightlightblueWidowerRoman CatholicYeomanLily Pothier (Daughter) Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co., NSAlbert Pothier first enlisted with the 165th Battalion (666694); He re-enlisted with the Canadian Forestry Corps on June 11, 1917 at Aldershot, NS.(2329907). On his second enlistment he gave his birth year as 1869 and his trade as an accountant. He arrived in England on July 5, 1917 on the SS Justicia and served with 108 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps in England serving on the Mansfield estate, January-November 1917, and at Taymount, Logic Almond and Methven, Perthshire, Scotland. He was discharged on demobilization at Halifax, on August 2, 1919. He was 49 years of age when he completed his military service.Albert’s son Luc Pothier (666610) also served with the 165th Battalion.