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Rank L/Cpl.
Service # A102029
Unit # Essex Scottish Regiment

Essex Scottish. Born in 1921 at Comber,  the son of Mr. and Mrs. Isral Bonneau of St. Clair St.,Tilbury, ON. Brother of Henry, RCOC.  Raymond married Evelyn (nee Abbott).

Raymond enlisted with the Essex Scottish in Windsor, ON. on 31/03/1942. MGF. Served in Canada, France, Belgium and Holland. He is reported returning from overseas duty in the CDN 20/11/45.  Raymond returned from overseas with the Essex Scottish. CDN 5/12/45(P).

Pte. Bonneau was discharged from the army 9/01/1946.

After the war he became a welder in Tilbury, ON. Married to Evelyn Florence (nee Abbott) on 4 March, 1947, the father of Brenda (Burton) and Donna (Jackson). Raymond was best known as the caretaker of the Tilbury post office.

Raymond passed away in March of 1979 at the age of 57 years. CDN 17/03/79.



Sources MGF, CDN (20/11/45), CDN (5/12/45(P)), CDN-Obit (14/03/79), ST.

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