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ARCAND, F - Able Seaman

Able Seaman

  • Canadian Fallen Soldier - Able Seaman FRANCOIS ARCAND
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    13 June 1919
    Able Seaman
    Canadian Merchant Navy
    23 November 1941
    Reported missing after ship, SS Proteus, torpedoed - presumed dead.
    22 years

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    23 November 1941 - HALIFAX MEMORIAL | Age: 22 years
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  • Born in St.-Marc-des-Carrieres, Que. Local schools, music, violin, guitar. Enl Merchant Navy 1937 Served on St. Lawrence River and Great Lakes to Europe, South African and Eastern waters. He was an apprentice pilot before he joined Cdn Merchant Navy. Surv parents Mr. Mrs Francis Arcand, three bros and seven sisters, all of St.-Marc-des-Carrieres. SS Proteus disappeared in Atlantic between Lesser Antilles and Portland Me.


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