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Charles Doucette


Charles Doucette. Courtesy Veterans Affairs Canada


Doucette, Charles Military Service: Private, North Nova Scotia Highlanders, served in Normandy. Reg. No. F/55317. Shot in the head on 7 June 1944 at the Abbaye d’Ardenne, probably by order of SS Colonel Kurt Meyer, Commander, 25th Panzer Grenadier Regiment, 12th SS Division, “Hitler Youth”. For further information, see PRU, File 05-79336 and Conduct Unbecoming, 67-70.

Additional Biographical Information:

Pvt. Charles Doucette was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Doucette and a brother to Joseph Doucette, who also served in the army. The father of four children, Charles was married to Mary Doucette.

Date of Death: 7 June 1944. See casualty details, Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, Calvados, France. Grave Reference: VI.A.16.

Beny Sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery


Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery