Bellerive, Armand

Regimental Number: R252931
Date of Birth: 1917
Force: R. C. A. F.
Armand Bellerive was born on October 3, 1917, in Ste. Elizabeth MB, to parents Adrien Bellerive and Delphine Collette. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941, and was put on the reserve list in 1945. After the war, Armand decided to move to AB and applied for a homestead in Girouxville in the fall of 1946. He managed to clear 47 acres by hand, and eventually bought the entire section 22-76-22-5. For most of the years while he was farming, he was a bachelor, but he married Rollande Audet, who was a good friend, on December 17, 1976. Armand was a member of the McLennon Legion Branch. He retired in Girouxville, and he died on July 21, 1997 at age 79.
Source: Reflexions p. 330
Photo p. 330 Rolande and Armand