Beaubien, Louis William (L. W.)

Rank Private
Service # A50256
Unit # Kent Regiment
Resident Chatham
Books Of Rememberance Page Available

Born 14 March, 1920, in Chatham Twsp., Kent Co., ON., the son of Margeritte A. Beaubien of 294 Queen St., Chatham, ON.

Louis enlisted with the Kent in Chatham on 14 August, 1940. He served with the Kent’s in London, ON., Halifax, NS., New Westminster and Terrace BC. He went overseas as a reinforcement to the Essex Scottish arriving in England in 1943. Saw action in Italy, Holland with the Lenark & Refrew Scottish Regt.

Arriving back in Canada in March of 1945 and was married Dorthy in New Westminster and was discharged from the army  29 November, 1945. Louis and Dorothy had four children. “Louis was a people person and could strike up a conversation with anyone. He enjoyed fishing, cards and life in general. He was a all round good and wonderful man.” (Dorothy Jackson wife).

Living at 4 Jackson Dr., Chatham, ON in 1964. Louis passed away in January 1983.

Afa: CFF-FD44, OSP-RH,Vr, KRA, IODE(P),TBD-RH, NB.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Awards Defence Medal, Voluntary Medal, Italy and France Star
Birthplace Chatham Township, Ontario
Religion United Church
When Enlisted August 14th, 1940
Next of Kin Mother- Myrtle A. Beaubien

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