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They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Joseph Fulgence D'Entremont


Leading Seaman, A1088, RCNR


Born: 01 Feb 1894, West Pubnico, Nova Scotia


Died: 19 Oct 1940 at sea


Book of Remembrance


D'ENTREMONT, Joseph Fulgence, LS, A1088, RCNR, MPK - 19 Oct 1940, HMCS BRAS D'OR - son of Elizabeth M. d'Entremont and the late Fulgence d'Entremont; husband of Mary Adelle d'Entremont; father of Edwin and Stanisclaus, all of West Pubnico, NS.


Honor Memory of Bras d'Or Victim

West Pubnico, Nov. 16 - A memorial Service for Joseph F. d'Entremont, one of the victims of the ill-fated HMCS Bras d'Or, was held here on Nov. 13 in St. Peter's Church

The deceased leaves his widow, (nee Mary A. D'Eon), two sons, Edwin and Stanisclaus, his widowed mother, Mrs. Elizabeth d'Entremont, three brothers Antoine and Damien of this place and Pius in the United States and three sisters, Mrs. John E. D'Eon (Jane-rose) of this place and Mrs. Pothier (Mary Laura), and Mrs. Edward d'Entremont (Victorie) in the US. (Halifax Chronicle, Mon., 18 Nov 1940 / Researched by George Newbury)


Ships served in:

HMCS SKEENA - Served in SKEENA 19 Dec 1939 - 19 Jan 1940 as a LS, RCNR

HMCS ADVERSUS - Served in ADVERSUS 24 Jan 1940 - 08 Feb 1940 as a LS, RCNR

HMCS SCATARIE - Served in SCATERIE - 03 May 1940 - 02 May 1940 as a LS, RCNR

HMCS BRAS D'OR - Drafted to BRAD D'OR 03 May 1940 as a LS, RCNR


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(1-2) Certificate of Service  (3) Report of Death  (4) Article on Memorial Service for Joseph D'Entremont - Halifax Chronicle, Mon., 18 Nov 1940



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