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Luc Amand Pothier
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Luc Amand Pothier 666610 Sergeant 165th Battalion July 29, 1888 Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co., NS May 1, 1916 Halifax NS Hollis St., Halifax NS 28 5 feet, 6¾ inches fair light brown blue Married Roman Catholic Clerk Mrs. Elenior Mary Pothier (Wife) Hollis St., Halifax, NS July 4. 1955 Luc 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 No. 40 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps and reverted to the rank of Private. On May 10, he was appointed Acting Corporal. 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.