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Shot at Dawn - Soldat Eugène Poirier - 22nd Battalion (Van Doos)


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Soldat Eugène Poirier son of Germain Poirier and Caroline Barrieau of Bouctouche, Kent, New-Brunswick. Eugène Poirier served as Eugene Perry in the Great War. Chosen as the first of four soldiers of the 22nd Battalion (Van Doos) to be executed during the war, and one of twenty three Canadians offered a formal apology by the Canadian Government in 2001. Their names now recorded in Parliament Hill's Book of Remembrance.





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