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Alphee Bourdage, M.I.D.




Born: 20 May 1922, St. Charles de Caplan, Quebec


Died:  17 Feb 2004, Dalhousie, New Brunswick


BOURDAGE, Alphee - On February 17, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital in Dalhousie, passed away Mr. Alphee Bourdage, resident of the Bon Ami Villa in Dalhousie. Alphee was the husband of the late Mary Elizabeth Bertin.


Born in St. Charles de Caplan on May 20, 1922, he was the son of the late Jean Baptiste Bourdage and the late Louise Bourdage. Alphee was a millwright for the N.B.I.P. mill in Dalhousie and a veteran of world war II.


He is survived by his children; Robert (Raymonde) Bourdage of Vancouver, B.C., Linda (Ed) Borlik of Milton, Ont., Gerald (Bev) Bourdage of Courtright, Ont., Claude Bourage of Dieppe, N.B., Claudette Bourdage of Ameliasburgh, Ont., and Monique (Dave) Burns of Newmarket, Ont.; brothers and sisters Germaine (Paul) Arseneault of Ottawa, Loretta Walsh of Dalhousie, Blandine Arseneault of Moncton, Maurice (Cecile) Bourdage of Edmonton, Alb., and Adrienne (Mark) Forster of Dalhousie.


Alphee is also survived by 11 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.




Awards and Decorations:  The Atlantic Star, The Arctic Star, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Dieppe Bar, War Medal 1939-45 with clasp, Mentioned in Despatches



Ships served in:

HMCS BRUNSWICKER - Enlisted 14 Nov 1942. Commenced Active Service 04 Jan 1943


* Demobilized 13 Dec 1945



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