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Hiliare Henri Pothier
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Hiliare Henri Pothier 666535 Corporal 165th Battalion September 28, 1898 West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS April 8, 1916 West Pubnico NS West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS; 18 5 feet, 6½ inches light brown brown Single Roman Catholic Farmer Henry Pothier (Father) West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS Hiliare Pothier enlisted with the 165th Battalion and embarked Canada on the SS Metagama at Halifax on March 25, 1917 and disembarked in England at Liverpool on April 7 1917. He was taken on strength with the 13 Reserve Battalion at Shoreham on April 12, 1917 and transferred to 47 Company Canadian Forestry Corps and landed in France on June 23, 1917. He was appointed Corporal in the field on June 23, 1917 . He was granted sixteen days leave to the UK on June 30, 1918 and rejoined his Company in France on July 17, 1918. He returned to CFC Base Depot at Sunningdale, England on January 14, 1919. He returned to Canada on the HMT Belgic departing Liverpool on February 23, 1919 and arriving at Halifax on March 2, 1919. Hilaire Pothier was discharged at St. John, NB on May 3, 1919. He served in Canada, England and France.