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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: Eye Colour: Hair Colour: Martial Status: Trade: Religion Next of Kin: Date of Discharge: Date of Death: Additional Information:
Jerome Vaccon (Vacon) 3188295 Private 1st Depot Battalion NS December 16, 1896 East Quinan, Yarmouth Co., NS June 10, 1918 21 Aldershot NS East Quinan, Yarmouth Co., NS 21 5 feet, 7¾ inches dark brown black Married Farmer Roman Catholic Josephine Vaccon (Wife) East Quinan, Yarmouth Co., NS January 18, 1919 (Halifax, on demobilization) 1990 Following training at Aldershot, NS, Jerome was granted Harvest Furlough between August 19, 1918 and September 29, 1918, between September 30, 1918 and October 31, 1918, between Novermber 1, 1918 and December 1, 1918 and between December 2 and his recall for demobilization. Jerome was the son of Victor Vacon (1868-1937) and Josephine (Doucet) Vacon (1879-1965) and husband of Josephine (Muise) Vacon. He and Josephine (1896-1975) was married on September 10, 1917 at Quinan. They had ten children. Jerome remarried on January 16, 1982 to Julie (Frotten) Muise (1899-2002) at Quinan. In addition to farming, Jerome was also a hunting/fishing guide.
Jerome Vaccon
photo: courtesy of Phyllis Pothier