Bedard, Charles Joseph

Regiment: Calgary Highlanders
Force: Army
Charles Bedard was the son of Napoleon and Alma Bedard, and was born on October 23, 1920. At age 9, Charles and his parents and 3 siblings ( Helene, Luc, and Louis) moved from Berlin, New Hampshire to Girouxville AB to homestead and farm. In 1940 Charles joined the army and served with the Calgary Highlanders. While posted in France he was wounded, and he was discharged in 1945. Charles eventually moved to Montreal QC where he passed away at the age of 91 in August 2012.
Source: Reflexions (Girouxville) pp. 307-309 Photo p. 308