Private Fernand Jean Louis Hains, D124725
La Régiment de la Chaudière
Birth place and date: Fernand was born in Montréal, QC on 27 September 1915.
Religion: Fernand was a member of the Roman Catholic Church.
Marital Status: Fernand was never married or had any children.
Parents: Fernand’s parents were Alice and Donat Hains.
Next of kin: Fernand’s next of kin was his mother, Alice Hains.
Date and location of enlistment: Fernand enlisted on 19 February 1942 in Sherbrooke, QC.
Medals: Fernand was awarded the 1939-1945 Star, the France and Germany Star, the Defence Medal, the War Medal, and the CVSM and Clasp.
- Fernand attended school until the age of 17.
- Fernand was fluent in both French and English.
- Fernand had three brothers, Romeo (age 21), Roland (age 20), and Louis Philippe (age 14).
- He also had four sisters, Paula (age 30), Lucia (age 28), Anita (age 26), and Donalda (age 23).
- His sister Roberta died in 1921 when she was only 17 years old.
Burial location: Fernand is buried at the Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery in France. He was 28 years old when he died.
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