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Pte George Louis Cottreau

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Pte George Louis Cottreau

Birth
Lower Wedgeport, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 26 Jul 1944 (aged 27)
France
Burial Cintheaux, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot XVI. B. 6.
Memorial ID 56155901 View Source

Le Petit Courrier - August 10, 1944, p. 1 (translated)
Wedgeport - Monday morning, Rev. Father Michel Doucet, priest, sung a solemn requiem mass for soldier Louis G. Cottreau who has just been killed at war in Italy, according to a message received by his mother, Mrs. Josephine Cottreau. The Reserve Corps of Wedgeport, under the command of the 2nd Lieutenant Cyriac I. Boudreau, assisted in the guard of honour. The soldier Cottreau had had been in the army for two years. He was 27 years old and he leaves, other than his mother four sisters, Mrs. Alfred Newell of Plymouth, Mrs. Vernon Garson of Sydney, Mathilda and Jane of Yarmouth. Another brother, Austin, is in the army in Italy. His father, Murray Cottreau, died only a few weeks ago.


Inscription

F. 76184 PRIVATE
G. L. COTTREAU
LE REGIMENT DE MAISONNEUVE
26TH JULY 1944 AGE 28
AND WHILE HE LIES
IN PEACEFUL SLEEP
HIS MEMORY
WE SHALL ALWAYS KEEP

Gravesite Details

Private, Le Regiment de Maisonneuve, R.C.I.C. Son of Maurice J. and Josephine Cottreau, of Lower Wedgeport, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia. Age 28.


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