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Charles Adrien Pothier
Name: Service No: Rank: Battalion/Service: Date 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:  Discharged:
Charles Adrien Pothier 666612 Private 165th Battalion  No. 47 Company Canadian Forestry Corps December 24, 1892 Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co., NS May 4, 1916   Moncton, NB Yarmouth, NS 26 5 feet, 7¼ inches fair light brown blue Married Roman Catholic Jeweller and Watchmaker Albert A. Pothier (Father) Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co., NS May 5, 1919 (Halifax, NS) Having enlisted with the 165th Battalion Charles embarked Canada on the SS Metagama at Halifax on March 25, 1917 and disembarked in England at Liverpool on April 4, 1917. He transferred to No. 47 Company Canadian Forestry Corps and landed in France on June 22, 1917.  He was awarded a Good Conduct Badge on June 5, 1918. Private Pothier returned to Canada on April 14, 1919 and was discharged at demobilization on May 5, 1919 at Halifax, NS Charles’ father, Albert Pothier (666694) and his two brothers  Luc Amand Pothier (666610), and Cyrille Edward Pothier (666533) also served with the 165th Battalion.