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:Date of Death:
Luc Amand Pothier666610Sergeant165th BattalionJuly 29, 1888Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co., NSMay 1, 1916Halifax NSHollis St., Halifax NS285 feet, 6¾ inchesfairlight brownblueMarriedRoman CatholicClerkMrs. Elenior Mary Pothier (Wife) Hollis St., Halifax, NSJuly 4. 1955Luc 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 4, 1917. He was taken on strength with the 13 Reserve Battalion at Shoreham on April 12, 1917 with the rank of Acting Sergeant. On May 9th at Sunningdale, England he transferred to 40 Company Canadian Forestry Corps and reverted to the rank of Private, appointed Acting Corporal on May 10. He landed in La Havre, France on May 25, 1917 and was appointed Company Quartermaster-Sergeant. On August 3, 1918, he returned to Sunningdale, England and August 8, 1918 he was moved to Canadian Discharge Depot at Buxton. On September 22, 1918 he returned to Canada. He was discharged on January 7, 1919 at demobilization at Quebec, having served in Canada, England and France. Luc’s father, Albert Pothier (666694) and his two brothers Charles Adrien Pothier (666612), and Cyrille Edward Pothier (666533) also served with the 165th Battalion.