Corporal Albert Joseph Savoy, G22044
Escuminac, New Brunswick
The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment
Birth place and date: Albert was born in Chatham, NB on 10 January 1917.
Occupation: Before the war, Albert worked as a meat cutter and a grocery clerk.
Marital Status: Albert was married to Pearl Lloyd. The two were married in Baie Ste. Anne, NB on 14 July 1940.
Parents: Albert’s parents were Adolphe Savoy & Marie Pélagie Cormier.
Date and location of enlistment: Albert enlisted on 10 June 1940 in Chatham, NB.
Medals: Albert was awarded the 1939-1945 Star, the France and Germany Star, the Defence Medal, the War Medal, and the CVSM and Clasp.
- Albert attended seven years of public school before he entered the work force.
- Albert and Pearl had one child, Lloyd Albert who was 3 years old when Albert was killed.
- Albert was survived by three brothers:
- Walter Savoy (Clarisse Melanson)
- Joseph Adolphe Savoy (Rose Roy)
- Stanley Savoy (Hazel Miller)
- Albert was survived by seven sisters:
- Annie (Duncan Stewart)
- Ellen Mamie (Simon Russell)
- Adele (Léo-Paul Desrocher)
- Bernetta (Gérald Vienneau)
- Audrey (Stanley Stewart)
- Marie (Peter Irvine)
- Clara (Réginald Duplessie)
- Albert was predeceased by an infant sister, Isabelle
Albert is buried in the Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery in France. He was 27 years old when he died.
Thank you to the Savoy Family for proving information.
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