Tuesday 12 July 2011

Captain Joseph Amidie Annand Paré

Born on 21 February 1887 in Rivière-des-Prairies, Quebec - son of Dr. F.A. Paré, MD, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment: present address in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec; trade as surgeon; Roman Catholic; currently a member of the Canadian Army Medical Corps; no previous military service.

Joined the the Canadian Army Medical Corps, CEF - attached to the 38th Battalion, CEF, as a captain from 10 to 27 November 1917 and from 30 November to 17 December 1917.

Awarded the Military Cross.

Awarded the Croix de Guerre (French).

Awarded a second Croix de Guerre (French).

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)

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